COVID-19 Updates July 29: 235 new cases in Travis County

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Here are the latest coronavirus updates from local health officials across Central Texas, for July 29:

Travis County: 235 new cases and 9 new deaths were reported Wednesday by Austin Public Health, bringing the total number of cases to 20,187 with 264 deaths. An estimated 17,691 cases have recovered, leaving 2,232 active cases - a decrease of 67 from Tuesday.

371 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area - an increase of 1 from Tuesday - with 128 patients in intensive care and 89 on ventilators.

37 new admissions were reported Wednesday, with the 7-day moving average of new admissions falling to 41.3.

Williamson County: 118 new cases were reported Wednesday, pushing the total number of cases to 5,551. Williamson County has adjusted to match DSHS reporting, showing 79 deaths of county residents based on death certificate data. 4,822 cases are estimated to be recovered, leaving 554 active cases - an increase of 1 from Tuesday. 69 patients are hospitalized with 36 in intensive care and 36 on ventilators.

Hays County: 31 new cases were reported Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,276. DSHS reports 28 deaths in Hays County. There are 2,935 active cases - a decrease of 34 from Tuesday. 23 patients are hospitalized, the same as Tuesday.

Bastrop County: 4 new cases were reported by DSHS on Wednesday, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,273. 711 cases are estimated to be recovered, with 17 deaths, leaving 545 active cases - a decrease of 52 from Tuesday.

Caldwell County: 10 new cases were reported by DSHS on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,053. 623 cases are estimated to be recovered, with 22 deaths, leaving 408 active cases - a decrease of 29 from Tuesday.

State of Texas: 9,042 new cases were reported across the state Wednesday, pushing the total number of cases above the 400,000 mark to 403,307. 313 new deaths were reported Wednesday across the state, bringing the total to 6,190.

DSHS is reporting a total of 9,595 hospitalizations across the state as of Wednesday, a slight increase of 2 from Tuesday's data.