The Bell County Public Health District reported seven new deaths from COVID-19 Monday, including a local woman in her 20s.
Dr. Amanda Robison-Chadwell, director of the district, said the county last updated its dashboard on Thursday and has since seen the incidence rate drop to 81 cases per 100,000 people. The county currently has 294 active cases of COVID-19.
“We unfortunately do have 7 deaths to add since our last update on Thursday last week for a new total of 420,” Robison-Chadwell said.
The deaths include two men in their 80s from Temple, a woman in her 70s from Belton, a woman in her 20s from Harker Heights, a woman in her 80s from Bell County and two women in their 60s from Killeen.
The county now has seen a total of 21,739 cases of COVID-19 along with 21,025 recoveries.