1,453 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Dallas County in the Latest 3-Day Totals

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Dallas County on Tuesday reported a three-day total of 1,453 new coronavirus cases and three COVID-19 deaths. 

According to a statement put out by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, many of the coronavirus patients hospitalized are people in their 20s and 40s. Jenkins also noted in the statement that the age group corresponds with the ages of parents whose children would soon be going back to school.  

Jenkins advised residents to cooperate with school districts that encourage children to wear masks on campus. He also urged residents not to give up in the fight against COVID-19, noting everyone is tired of the fight. 

Of the 1,453 new cases, 1,296 were confirmed, while 157 were probable. The figures bring Dallas County’s total infection since the start of the pandemic to 314,372, including 269,408 confirmed and 44,964 probable. The death toll is 4,186. 

The average number of new cases recorded in Dallas County over the last two weeks now stands at 404. Records show that for the previous 14-day period, the average was 164. Dallas county also reported that 350 people were hospitalized with the virus. 

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