Coronavirus Numbers: San Angelo Testing Positive at an Alarming Rate
SAN ANGELO, TX – In San Angelo 23 people have died from Coronavirus, hundreds have been hospitalized, and thousands have been infected.
According to COSA, on July 29, 2,131 people in San Angelo have contracted COVID-19. This is out of a population of 100,215. So far 13,095 people have been tested for the Coronavirus and 9,695 of those tests have been negative. This means more than 25% of the people getting tested are coronavirus positive.
These types of test reported in San Angelo are PCR and Antigen. Out of the total number of positive tests 1,633 were from PCR and 498 were from Antigen tests.
Although San Angelo has had 2,131 positive coronavirus patients 1,161 patients have been released from quarantine. This leaves 816 cases still active.
Since the beginning of the pandemic 253 people have been hospitalized. 52 patients are currently hospitalized with 7 of them being in the ICU. 23 patients have died from COVID-19. 16 of them were from Tom Green County the other seven were from outside the county line. Patients who have gone into the hospital have died 9.09% of the time. In San Angelo the mortality rate for a coronavirus patients is .84%.
The most common groups of people that are testing positive is Hispanic female ages 20-29. Hispanic people are 51.8% of the total number of positives in San Angelo followed by White people at 25.7%. The remainder of the races make up 22.5% of the positive tests. Also females make up 52.3% of San Angelo's positive case count while males only make up 47.7%.
Out of the 2,131 positive cases 531 of them came from people ages 20-29, 378 came from people ages 30-39, 305 came from people ages 40-49, 271 came from people ages 0-19, 269 came from people ages 50-59, 194 came from people ages 60-69, and 178 came from people over the age of 70.
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