Dallas County reports record 1,214 new COVID-19 cases on Monday as hospitalizations increase – FOX 4 Dallas

6July 2020

Health authorities reported 1,214 new coronavirus cases and six deaths. The previous one-day record was 1,103, which took place on Saturday. Monday was the 4th day in a row more than 1,000 new cases were reported in the county.

Authorities likewise stated there was a big dive in hospitalizations over the weekend, with 105 more hospitalized in the county due to COVID-19 on Sunday.

“In order for the numbers to increase significantly with hospitalizations, the quantity of the iceberg below the water should grow greatly. This is what is occurring in the community where we are seeing rampant spread,” stated Judge Clay Jenkins.

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On June 15, North Texas healthcare facilities regionally had around 700 COVID-19 clients, now it’s over 1600 hospitalized– more than double in three weeks, according to the DFW Healthcare Facility Council.

The six deaths were: a DeSoto man in his 40s, a Dallas lady in her 50s, a Grand Prairie man in his 60s, a Dallas guy in her 70s, a Dallas female in her 80s, a Dallas female in her 100s.

There have been 27,054 cases in the county and 401 deaths because the pandemic started.

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Source: fox4news.com

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