Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 84 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 2,512 with 60 total deaths to date*.
Of cases requiring hospitalization, most (69%) have been either over 60 years of age or have had at least one known high-risk chronic health condition.
Diabetes has been an underlying high-risk health condition reported in about a third (30%) of all hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Most (69%) deaths have been male.
Twenty deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities.
* Numbers are updated at 10:00 AM daily.
Note: Does not include positive results from persons who reside out-of-state or outside of Dallas County.
From Staff Reports • [email protected]