56% of Travis County COVID-19 patients are younger than 40, HSEM says

Travis County

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Tuesday, City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management released the latest numbers for COVID-19 cases in Travis County — broken down by age group.

Surprisingly, while the disease caused by the coronavirus is more dangerous to elderly patients, the Travis County numbers indicate a younger age group ranks higher in number of cases.

The age breakdown, according to HSEM, is:

  • 0-9 — 1 case
  • 10-19 — 1 case
  • 20-29 — 27 cases
  • 30-39 — 26 cases
  • 40-49 — 15 cases
  • 50-59 — 14 cases
  • 60-69 — 10 cases
  • 70-79 — 3 cases
  • 80 and up — 1 case

HSEM’s numbers show that in Travis County, 27.6% of all cases are in the 20-29 age group.

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The 30-39 age group follows in second place with 26.5% of all Travis County cases.

About 56% of all cases in Travis County are in patients younger than 40.

As of Tuesday, there have been 12 deaths and are 1,014 COVID-19 cases reported in Texas.

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