One Year of COVID-19 In Tom Green County


SAN ANGELO, TX – One year ago today the San Angelo Health Department confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the community.

The first patient was identified as a male in his 70s and 365 days later the total positive case has exceeded 16,000.

A year later the daily number of cases seems to resemble the trend seen in March of 2020, with only a few infections reported every day.

On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 health officials reported 6 new cases and only 5 patients in the hospital.

For the past year, San Angelo Live has published the daily COVID-19 report to keep the community informed and understand how the virus was affecting the community.

One of the biggest impacts were all the lives lost to coronavirus in the surrounding communities. The latest report indicates the virus has claimed 306 lives. Of those, 198 patients were residents of Tom Green County and 108 patients belonged to the surrounding area.

Check out a year of COVID-19 in numbers in San Angelo:

Total cases: 16,451 

  • PCR Postives: 5,533
  • Antigen Positives: 11,008

Total COVID-19 Tests Administered: 101,017

Total Number of Hospitalizations: 1,853

COVID-19 Cases By Age






40-49 2,231
50-59 2,332
60-69 1,852
70+ 1,725

COVID-19 Cases By Gender

  • Female: 53.5%
  • Male: 46.5%

COVID-19 Cases By Race/Ethnicity

  • Black: 4.1%
  • Hispanic: 43.4%
  • White: 37%
  • Other: 15.5%

COVID-19 Vaccinations

  • One-Dose: 28,688
  • Fully Vaccinated: 16,651

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