Dallas County Reports 581 New COVID-19 Cases, Death of Seagoville Woman – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas County does not report healings from COVID-19 since it lacks the manpower to follow up with countless patients, however, the Texas Department of State Health Services posts a projected number of recoveries on its website and lists 40,659 for Dallas County as of Sunday, August 9. Utilizing data provided by the state, there are an approximated 11,906 active COVID-19 cases in the county.

” Today continues a trend of lower hospitalizations, lower ICU admissions and lower ED visits for COVID-19,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins stated in a declaration. “Our brand-new cases are in line with the trajectory that weve seen which is considerably lower than our high. We only had one death reported today, however every life is valuable and our hearts go out to the household of the individual whose death was announced today.”

The numbers reported Monday raise the totals in Dallas County to 55,255 cases of COVID-19 and 756 fatalities in people who tested favorable.

The countys seven-day average for new cases rose Monday for the 2nd straight day– to 538– after an eight-day drop in the average. The 14-day typical stands at 573, down from a record-high of 1,108 on July 17.

“With the opening of schools soon, there will be more individuals around one another and its crucial that we continue to do those things that are proven to be effective when we are around people beyond our home,” Jenkins stated.

Authorities in Dallas County reported 581 extra cases of COVID-19 Monday and the death of a Seagoville lady in her 90s who checked favorable for the coronavirus.

** County totals below include all 32 North Texas counties, not simply Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.

* Map locations are approximate, central areas for the city and are not meant to suggest where real contaminated individuals live.

Of the patients who went to healthcare facilities last week with symptoms of COVID-19, 15.9% evaluated favorable for the virus, according to the county.

The woman died in hospice care and had hidden health conditions, authorities said.

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

As schools across North Texas prepare to open this month, DCHHS pointed out more than 2,500 kids under 18 years of ages have actually checked favorable for COVID-19 considering that July 1– including 61 who have actually been hospitalized.

” Today continues a trend of lower hospitalizations, lower ICU admissions and lower ED sees for COVID-19,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins stated in a declaration. “Our new cases are in line with the trajectory that weve seen which is considerably lower than our high. We only had one death reported today, however every life is precious and our hearts head out to the family of the person whose death was announced today.”

Dallas County Health and Human Services likewise reported 40 probable cases of the virus. The county has 2,242 possible cases and 6 probable deaths from COVID-19.