Dallas County Reports 843 Cases of the Coronavirus, 4 Deaths – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas County officials reported an extra 4 deaths and 843 cases of the coronavirus Sunday, ending an eight-day drop in the seven-day average of new cases.

The five individuals whose deaths were reported include:

The numbers Sunday bring the countys total to 54,674 cases of the coronavirus and 755 confirmed deaths.

Of the clients who went to medical facilities in the week beginning July 20 with signs of COVID-19, 15.9% evaluated favorable for the infection, according to the county.

Dallas County does not report recoveries from COVID-19 since it lacks the workforce to follow up with thousands of clients, however, the Texas Department of State Health Services posts an approximated number of recoveries on its site and lists 39,895 for Dallas County as of Saturday, August 8. Utilizing data provided by the state, there are an approximated 12,258 active COVID-19 cases in the county.

A Balch Springs guy in his 50s who had actually been critically ill in a location hospital, and did not have any underlying high danger health conditions.
A Irving male in his 60s who had been seriously ill in a location healthcare facility, and had underlying high danger health conditions.
A Dallas woman in her 60s who had been critically ill in a location medical facility, and did not have any underlying high risk health conditions.
A Grand Prairie woman in her 70s who had actually been critically ill in a location healthcare facility, and had underlying high threat health conditions.

Of cases needing hospitalization, two-thirds of all COVID-19 patients have been under 65 years of age, and about half do not have high-risk chronic health conditions. Diabetes has been a hidden high-risk health condition reported in about a third of all hospitalized clients with COVID-19.

After an eight-day drop in the countys seven-day case report average, Sundays numbers increased that average to 509 cases daily; the 14-day average rose to 561 cases per day.

Given that March 20, the date of the very first reported COVID-19 associated death in Dallas County, the county has averaged 5.4 deaths daily.

The county also reported 130 likely cases of the coronavirus considering that Saturday, bringing the likely case count to 2,202, consisting of a total of 6 likely deaths.