DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County on Saturday reported 599 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances, together with three extra deaths.
Saturday’s case count brings the entire within the county to 89,433, which is the second highest within the state behind Harris County.
Well being officers reported that 460 of Saturday’s circumstances got here by way of the state’s reporting system: three from June, three from July and 454 from October.
Three deaths had been additionally reported, bringing that complete to 1,082. The sufferers had been a Garland man in his 30s who died at a hospital’s emergency division and had underlying well being circumstances, a Dallas lady in her 40s who was hospitalized and had underlying well being circumstances, and a Dallas man in his 70s who was hospitalized and didn’t have underlying well being circumstances.
“It’s essential that we reverse this development in growing an infection charges for COVID-19. To do this, we want everybody to recommit themselves to doing the issues that hold our group protected: put on a masks, preserve six-foot distance, wash your palms, and keep away from pointless crowds and get-togethers with folks outdoors your property,” county Choose Clay Jenkins stated.
On Friday, Jenkins stated in a information convention that the county has seen a 44% improve in COVID-19 hospitalizations and 27% improve in emergency room visits since Sept. 25.
Tarrant County reported 720 extra circumstances and 4 deaths on Saturday. The totals in that county are actually 58,773 circumstances and 703 deaths.
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