Dallas County health officials reported 592 additional cases of COVID-19 and three deaths from coronavirus on Sunday.
Among those who died after COVID-19 were a 30-year-old garland woman who died on a domestic flight, a 50-year-old Glen Heights woman who was seriously ill at a local hospital, and a 50-year-old Dallas man who was critically ill. the patient’s condition in the hospital, according to the county. All three had basic health conditions with high risk.
Dallas County has reported 1,085 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths.
County Judge Clay Jenkins said the 30-year-old woman flew out of Arizona and arrived in Texas on July 25 when she found it difficult to breathe.
The county recently learned that her death was due to COVID-19, Jenkins said.
Of the 592 cases added Saturday, 554 were confirmed, and 390 came through the Texas Department of Health’s electronic reporting system. Thirty-eight of the 390 are considered senior cases.
In addition to the confirmed cases, DCHSS also reported 38 possible cases of a new coronavirus Sunday. Since March, the district has reported 89,987 confirmed and 4,580 probable cases of COVID-19.
Jenkins expressed disappointment that Gov. Greg Abbott had eased nationwide restrictions as new cases began to dwindle.
“What’s going on is that people hear it, maybe they don’t go to the bar, but they think it’s safe now to have friends to watch the Cowboys game or do something else they want,” he said. he. “We keep jumping the gun, and that brings us back to a situation that is detrimental to health and business and schools.”
The Texas Department of Health reported an approximate number of seizures on its website and listed 80,491 for Dallas County as of Saturday, Oct. 17. Using data provided by the state in the county.
Of all confirmed coronavirus cases requiring hospitalization, more than two-thirds were under the age of 65, according to the Dallas County Health and Social Services. Diabetes was the primary health condition in approximately one-third of all hospitalized patients, while 24% of deaths associated with COVID-19 were associated with long-term care facilities.
Coronavirus cases in Texas
Places on the map are approximate locations of counties and are not intended to determine the place of residence of infected people.
Case data was taken from a variety of sources, including county health departments, the Texas Department of Health, KXAN-TV in Austin, and KPRC-TV in Houston.