There was little change in Rockwall County’s COVID-19 numbers during the past week.
The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management was reporting there had been 9,627 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Wednesday, an increase of 13 cases in one week’s time.
There had been 9,453 estimated recoveries, representing an increase of 13 people within the previous seven days.
A total of 161 deaths had been attributed to COVID-19 in Rockwall County as of Wednesday, unchanged from one week earlier
As of Wednesday, 49,363 Rockwall County residents had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The hospitals in Trauma Service Area E, a 19-county region of North Texas, which includes Rockwall County, reported 2.3% of their patient populations were due to COVID-19.
According to the county’s report, eight people were in Rockwall County hospitals due to the virus, with two of those of those patients in the ICU, according to the latest count on June 29.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported that as of Wednesday, 57.66% of Rockwall County residents aged 12 or older had received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with 49.05% being fully vaccinated.
The state agency’s report indicated that 87.58% of those residents in Rockwall County aged 65 and above had received at least the first dose of the vaccine, with 78.46% of the older population having been fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.
Numbers of those vaccinated in Rockwall County and in each county across the state is available online at https://tinyurl.com/29mgxxan
The local agencies which are reporting supplies of the vaccines in stock in Rockwall County is available at https://vaccinefinder.org/search/