After announcing that its director, Dr. Amanda Robison-Chadwell, was leaving earlier this week, the Bell County Public Health District did not update their COVID-19 dashboard Friday.
Due to the learning curve required to update the dashboard, the district announced that it would pause its updates until such time as the incidence rate of the virus rises above 80 cases per 100,000 people. While Bell County will not update their dashboard, other counties and local school districts are continuing to do so.
Milam County showed on its website Friday that they had five active cases of COVID-19, with three people currently hospitalized. The county has seen 1,446 total cases and 48 deaths.
Coryell County updated its website Thursday showing 112 active cases of the virus. The county has seen a total of 5,316 reported cases of the virus, 5,149 people having recovered and 55 deaths.
Lampasas County reported one new death, for a new total of 29, with seven active cases of COVID-19. The county currently has one person in the hospital with the virus, having seen 2,198 total reported cases.
The county also updated the number of people who have been fully vaccinated, which is now 5,316.
Temple Independent School District continued to not see any new cases of COVID-19 among any of its campuses. spokesman Christian Hernandez said. He said the district plans to not update its dashboard anymore starting Monday, following the health district’s lead.
Belton ISD reported having nine active cases of the virus on its online dashboard Friday. One case was at Tarver Elementary, two at Lake Belton Middle School, five at Belton High School and one at Lake Belton High School.
Salado ISD Superintendent Michael Novotny said the district continued not to have any new or active cases of the virus among its staff or students.
Killeen ISD showed on its dashboard Friday that it had seen 13 total cases of the virus in the past seven days, with nine students and four staff members.