COVID-19 updates: Dallas County continues ‘explosive surge’ in cases –

5July 2020

Dallas County reported its greatest single-day case depend on Saturday. Authorities are urging residents to stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19.

This story will be continually updated on July 5. Dallas County has actually seen COVID-19 cases increase at an unmatched level over the past week, going into a phase Judge Clay Jenkins called an”explosive rise”that continued Sunday with 1,062 new cases reported.

  • Here’s a take a look at the method the number of new cases being reported has actually grown each day. On Easter Sunday, April 12: Dallas County reported 79 new cases
  • . On Mother’s Day, May 10: Dallas County reported 251 new cases.

On Memorial Day, May 25: Dallas County reported 171 brand-new cases. Then on June 4, the county reported 285 new cases. By June 10, it hit 300 cases for the very first time.

One week later, on June 17, county officials stated there were 413 brand-new cases, passing the 400-mark for the first time. Ten days after that, the county’s

  • reported numbers went up to 561 brand-new cases on June 27, the very first time more than 500 cases had actuallybeen reported.
  • Then, today the “explosive surge,”as Jenkins has actually called it, began. On Monday, June 29: Dallas County reported 572 brand-new
  • cases. On Tuesday, June 30: Dallas County reported 601 new cases. On Wednesday, July 1: Dallas County reported 544 new cases. On Thursday, July 2: Dallas County reported 708 brand-new cases. On Friday, July 3: Dallas County reported 1,085 brand-new cases. On Saturday, July 4: Dallas County reported 1,103 new cases.

On Sunday, July 5: Dallas County reported 1,062 cases.

The county has now recorded 25,840 cases because tracking began in March, and a minimum of 395 people who had the infection have actually passed away.” Please move from selfishness to sacrifice for the advantage of your neighbors and neighborhood health and use a mask within 6 feet of people outside your house,”Jenkins tweeted Sunday. RELATED: Here are the verified cases of coronavirus in Dallas County Across North Texas, hospitalizations are up to extraordinary levels as well, striking 1,562 clients with COVID-19 in local health centers.

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Throughout Texas, there are at least 8,181 people currently hospitalized with the illness, state authorities report.

The state just reported 3,449 new cases for July

4, which is the lowest number since June 17, but it might have been swayed by the reality there were also half as many tests conducted compared to previous days. Top updates for Sunday, July 5:

For a daily roundup of the most significant coronavirus news from around North Texas and beyond, register for the WFAA COVID-19 e-mail newsletter. Tarrant County reports 585 cases for July 2

County authorities reported 585 new cases and 3 deaths Sunday for July 2’s case count.

The numbers usually would have been reported Friday, July 3, however the county did not report the previous two days due to the fact that of the July 4th vacation.

The numbers for July 3 through July 5 will be shared Monday, officials state. Hospitalizations, which are current, are at 533 individuals in the county. That number is up 172% because June 5.

Due to the fact that Tarrant County is late on reporting, Texas ‘record-breaking variety of new cases Saturday at

8,258 did not consist of any numbers from the county, and it

won’t on Sunday either. The county has actually now surpassed 14,000 cases considering that tracking began in March. There have actually been at 5,618 people who have actually recuperated while at least 236 people with the disease have passed away. Collin County reports 112 new cases Collin County health authorities reported 112 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday afternoon, bringing the

overall case count to 3,521. There have actually been 2,682 recoveries and a minimum of 46 verified deaths since tracking started in March. Denton County sees 59 new cases, 11 brand-new healings Denton County officials said there were 59 new confirmed cases Sunday, increasing the county’s total to 3,338 given that tracking began in March. Eleven individuals have actually likewise recovered from the illness, authorities stated,

raising the county recovery count to 1,231 people who have had the infection.

At least 37 individuals who had the unique coronavirus have died since tracking started, records show. Dallas County medical facility capability numbers The city of Dallas released the following numbers as reported Saturday by 25 medical facilities. City of Denton closes centers as cases

rise Some city of Denton public facilities will be closed to the general public or open by visit just beginning July 6 as cases have actually continued to significantly climb up in North Texas, city officials revealed Sunday.

In accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s mask order, everybody entering city facilities will be required to use a face covering unless they are exempt under the order.

For a list of centers impacted, click on this link.

Health professionals recommend taking the following actions to avoid the spread

  • of COVID-19: Use a face covering. Prevent close contact with individuals who are ill. Practice” social distancing “and stay at least 6 feet far from others and avoid large public gatherings
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are ill.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then toss the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and decontaminate often touched objects and surface areas utilizing a routine family cleaning spray or clean.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before consuming; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not easily offered, utilize an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with a minimum of 60% alcohol. Constantly wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly filthy.
  • Speak with CDC’s travel site for any travel advisories and steps to secure yourself if you plan to take a trip beyond the U.S.

WFAA digital producers Jennifer Prohov and Jozelyn Escobedo added to this report.

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