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North Texas COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Eclipses Abbott’s Threshold for 2nd Straight Day – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

For the second consecutive day, the percentage of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in North Texas rose above 15% Saturday — the mark set by Gov. Greg…

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For the second consecutive day, the percentage of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in North Texas rose above 15% Saturdaythe mark set by Gov. Greg Abbott that would trigger a rollback of relaxed restrictions.
Per Abbott’s executive order, which went into effect Oct. 14, if the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 exceeds 15% of all patients in a designated Trauma Service Area for seven straight days, bars will be forced to close and all other businesses must reduce capacity from 75% to…

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