Have you heard the latest COVID-19 stats?
Published on April 19, 2021
The global death toll from coronavirus topped 3 million people over the weekend. This staggering news provides an opportunity to check in to see how local numbers stack up:
In Tarrant County, 957,266 total doses of the COVID-19 vaccination have been administered. Those doses went to Tarrant County residents (85%) and out-of-county residents (15%).
Individuals receiving at least one dose total 508,951 (24% of county residents), while 319,580 residents, 15% of the total, are fully vaccinated.
In Fort Worth, the vaccination rate is 17.37% so far.
Countywide, 54% of the vaccinations have gone to female patients and 43% to males; 2% were unreported.
Local statistics generally reflect a national trend toward more white people being vaccinated, with hesitance reported in some minority populations. In Tarrant County, 64% of the vaccinations have been administered to white patients; 10% to African Americans; 8% to Asian-Pacific Islanders; 10% to others; and 7% to unreported races.
People over the age of 75 have received 11% of the vaccinations locally; age 65-74, 17%; age 50-64, 31%; age 25-49, 34%; and age 16-24, 7%.
Tarrant County now has 3,374 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus, and 246,827 people have recovered. The Texas death toll is 48,611.
Nationwide, 82,471,151 Americans are fully vaccinated, or 24.8% of the country’s population, according to Centers for Disease Control data.
Get registered in Fort Worth
An online portal allows residents to easily register for a no-cost vaccine with or without health insurance. After registering, you will receive an email, text message or phone message regarding upcoming appointments. For general inquiries about COVID-19, call 817-392-8478 or send an email.
Photo: More than 957,000 vaccinations have been administered in Tarrant County.
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