The Declaration of Local Disaster has been extended and shall remain in force and effect through November 15, 2022, unless rescinded by an order of the Commissioners Court. The Order was signed to help contain and mitigate the spread of Covid 19 in Tarrant County. The community spread level for Tarrant County is Medium and the measurement for how many persons that one infected person can pass the virus on to is less than 1 at 0.73. River Oaks is reporting a total of 2,519 cases since tracking began of which the number of deaths city wide is up to 28. There is 263 new cases being reported on Monday by Tarrant County for a total of 647,801. There was an additional 18 deaths reported since last week resulting in a total of 6,104 overall since tracking began in Tarrant County.
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. For more information go to coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday. Take the necessary precautions to protect you and your family by staying in a ventilated area, wear masks, practice social distancing and if you haven't already get the vaccine.