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Texas COVID-19 Data

In addition to the DSHS COVID-19 Dashboard, DSHS has made available the following datasets.
Please note that all data are provisional and subject to change. Probable cases are not included in the total case numbers.

Texas Data

Accessible Dashboard Data - Updated Daily (Last updated: 9/30/2020)

This Excel file contains the underlying data currently displayed in the DSHS COVID-19 Dashboard. Data are displayed on multiple tabs and include daily and cumulative case and fatality data, estimated recoveries, statewide hospital data. Data are overwritten daily.

Data over Time by County - Excel Files Updated Daily (Last Updated: 9/30/2020)
Case and Fatality Demographics Data - Updated Weekly (Last updated: 9/25/2020)

Demographics data for COVID-19 fatalities and confirmed cases will be updated weekly on Fridays as of 9/25/2020.

County Trends Dashboard - Updated Daily

This dashboard contains daily new case and fatality trends by county, as well as total cases per 1,000 persons by county.

Combined Hospital Data over Time by Trauma Service Area (TSA) - Updated Daily (Last Updated: 9/30/2020)

As of Monday, July 27, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is posting regular updates on COVID-19 cases in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The data is available by facility and regulatory services region at https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/coronavirus-covid-19.

The historical data previously posted by DSHS is available at:

  • Nursing Home Data over Time by PHR (Excel file)
  • Assisted Living Facility Data Over Time by PHR (Excel File)
Texas Public School Cases - Updated Weekly (Last Updated: 9/30/2020)

Public schools are required to report positive COVID-19 cases on school campuses. This data will be updated weekly on Wednesdays.

National Data and Projections

U.S. Cases, Data, and Surveillance
This resource from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides national case counts, fatality counts, estimated hospitalization rates, and provisional death counts.

COVID-19 Nursing Home Data
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services currently publishes COVID-19 Nursing Home Data, including testing positivity rates by county. A zipped folder of the relevant files can be downloaded here.

COVID-19 Forecast (National and State)

This resource from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides national and state-level forecasts of COVID-19 fatalities.

Additional COVID-19 Forecasts

This section of the CDC site contains links to other groups' forecasts of COVID-19 fatalities.

Serological Testing

COVID-19 Serology Surveillance Strategy

This resource provides information on CDC efforts to understand more about how many people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and how it is spreading through the U.S. population. 

COVID-19 Serological Test Validation and Education Efforts

This resource from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) describes the agency's approach to expanding access to serology tests and ensuring the tests are being appropriately validated.


Last updated September 30, 2020