The Dallas County Health Department is reporting a newly confirmed COVID-19 death Monday with 460 confirmed cases of the virus.
Of the 460 cases filed on Monday, Dallas County officials said 235 belonged to the Texas State Department of Health Services, arriving since June 9, July 159, and 67 from earlier this month. The remaining 225 cases are new.
The county reported a death on Monday of a man in his 50s who was suffering from underlying health conditions and was found dead at his Dallas home.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said the average number of daily cases continues to decrease and on Tuesday they will unveil an updated chart, showing the rolling-day average based on the date of trial collection – which added from DSHS Will remove the cases that were taken. Backlog – as well as new data on hospitalizations and ER visits.
Jenkins said, “Trends are heading in the right direction, but we must continue to work to avoid wearing masks, social disturbances, hand washing, and unnecessary visits and indoor places where masks cannot be worn 100% of the time.”
Since the trial began in March, the county has now accumulated 70,376 cases of the virus. Dallas County also has an estimated 16,118 active cases, with the state making an estimated 53,087 recoveries through Friday. There have been 895 confirmed deaths for the virus in the county, which Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Drs. According to Philip Huang, it is now the third leading cause of death in the county behind heart and cancer diseases. Since March 20, COVID-19-related first death dates in Dallas County have averaged 5.5 deaths per day in the county.