Dallas County reports 6 coronavirus-related deaths; 7-Day Average Falls – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Dallas County health officials on Saturday reported six more coronovirus-related deaths and confirmed 165 new, COVID-19.

The six deaths recorded Saturday by Dallas County Health and Human Services include:

  • A man in the 50s who was a resident of the city of Mesquite. He died in the emergency department of a hospital hospital and had underlying high-risk health conditions.
  • A woman in her 50s who was a resident of the city of Irving. She died in the emergency department of a hospital hospital and did not have a high-risk health condition.
  • A woman in the 60s who was a resident of the city of Grand Prairie. She was found dead at home and underlying high-risk health conditions.
  • A man in the 60s who was a resident of the city of Meskaite. He was seriously ill in a field hospital and had underlying high-risk health conditions.
  • A woman in the 80s who was a resident of the city of Dallas. She was found dead at home and underlying high-risk health conditions.
  • A woman in the 80s who was a resident of the city of Dallas. She was hospitalized and did not have high-risk health status.

The county’s seven-day average dropped to 228 new cases per day, its lowest since June 3.

According to DCHHS, 104 confirmed and probable cases of school-aged children were reported in the county last week. In the past two weeks, authorities have found 33 cases involving several youth hockey teams in North Texas.

DCHHS said COVID-19 was reported to a 29-year-old coach in a nearby county when he died last week.

“Today we had 165 COVID-19 cases, 160 of which came from recent trials. For the week, we had an average of 202 new cases, which is lower than the metrics related to the previous week, and a total of 26 deaths,” Dallas. County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a statement. “The average number of Saturdays is compiled by taking new cases from Saturday to Sunday of each week; however, the number of Fridays we recorded for the daily average of 243 new cases for the week ended 5 September yesterday, Now the most accurate weeklies are yoga. Although they lag behind for about a week, they allow our epidemiologists to look at our chronic cases on which each test was performed. Time. We’ll show you today with both numbers Are providing but again encouraging you to focus on the number we gave you yesterday which has a lag time. ”

Since the trial began in March, the county has now accumulated 75,052 cases of the virus. There are also an estimated 8,795 active cases in Dallas County, with an estimated 65,127 recovered by the state as of Thursday. The county has confirmed 970 deaths due to the virus, which Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. According to Philip Huang, it is now the third leading cause of death in the county behind heart and cancer diseases. Since March 20, the first death date related to COVID-19 in Dallas County, there have been 5.6 deaths per day in the county.


* Map locations are approximate, central locations for the city and are not meant to indicate where actual infected people live.

** County totals include all 32 North Texas counties, not just Coleen, Dallas, Denton and Tarant.


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