There were 4,122 patients with COVID-19 in North Texas hospitals on Friday, a slight decrease from the dat before. These patients represent 28.1 percent of bed capacity, and ICU patients with COVID-19 represent 46.2 percent of adult ICU patients, DFW Hospital Council President Steve Love reports.
The Biden administration has opened a phone line for people to order free at-home Covid-19 tests. You can order tests and learn more here.
KERA spoke with a physician about Omicron virus, who says the safest place you can be with other people is outdoors, due to outdoor airflow dispersing pathogens. It is still recommended to wear a mask in large gatherings and stay six feet apart.
The number of patients hospitalized with Covid-19 in North Texas decreased by 28 in the last 24 hours, reports the Dallas Morning News.