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Here are the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dallas County

The first reported case of COVID-19 appeared in Dallas County on March 10.

This story will be continuously updated.

More than 100,000 people across North Texas have tested positive for COVID-19, and health officials have reported at least 1,200 deaths from COVID-19 across North Texas. 

The first local case was announced on March 9 in Collin County, and the first case appeared in Dallas County on March 10.

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Timeline:

As of Aug. 4: 52,131 positive cases among Dallas County residents; 722 deaths 

  • On Aug. 4: Dallas County health officials reported 641 newly confirmed cases and 31 deaths. This brings the countywide total of confirmed cases to 52,131, including 722 deaths. The latest victims ages range from 20s to 90s. 
  • On Aug. 3: Dallas County health officials reported 382 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and three deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 691 and the number of confirmed cases to 51,490 since tracking began in March, according to officials.
  • On Aug. 2: Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 518 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday and seven more deaths as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 51,108 and the total number of deaths to 688. The seven deaths reported by the county consist of five men and two women. One of the men who died was a Dallas resident in his 30s who had been critically ill in an area hospital with no underlying high-risk health conditions, according to county health officials.
  • On Aug. 1: More than 50,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dallas County since tracking began in March. On Saturday, county officials reported 614 cases and 10 new deaths. It's the seventh day in a row that the county has announced less than 1,000 new cases in a single day, according to Judge Clay Jenkins. However, this marks the second-deadliest week in the county since the pandemic started, Jenkins said. A man in his 20s who had underlying health conditions is among the latest victims to die. The other patients range from a woman in her 30s to a man in his 80s. 

    In addition to the newest cases and deaths reported, Jenkins said there were 722 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 by the end of Friday. 

  • On July 30: Dallas County health officials reported 537 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and six deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 664 and the number of confirmed cases to 49,269 since tracking began in March, according to officials.
  • On July 29: Dallas County health officials reported 704 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and a record 36 deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 658 and the number of confirmed cases to 48,732 since tracking began in March, according to officials. 

    Of these additional deaths, a Dallas man in his 70s was found dead in his home and a man in his 40s died in an emergency department. The other 34 people were hospitalized at the time of death.

  • On July 28: Dallas County health officials reported 789 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 15 deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 622 and the number of confirmed cases to 48,028 since tracking began in March, according to officials. 

    The 15 people the county reported died of coronavirus include men and women in their 50s to their 90s. Twelve of them had underlying health conditions, according to health officials. Three of them were long-term care facility residents.

  • On July 27: Dallas County health officials reported 426 additional cases and two additional deaths. The latest victims were a man in his 50s and a man in his 60s. Both had underlying high-risk health conditions, officials said. The county now has a total of 47,239 positive cases and 605 deaths since tracking began in March.
  • On July 26: An additional 800 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Dallas County, officials said, and another person has died. The latest to die was a Dallas man in his 40s who had been critically ill at a local hospital. He had underlying high-risk health conditions, officials said. 
  • On July 25: Dallas County health officials reported a new daily record of 1,267 cases Saturday. This comes the day after the county announced its first pre-teen death during the pandemic. Dallas County reported 18 deaths Saturday and Tarrant County reported a record-high of 15. The latest victims in Dallas County to die range from a man in his 30s to a woman in her 90s. 
  • On July 24: Dallas County health officials reported 659 additional cases and nine additional deaths, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had underlying health conditions. The county now has a total of 44,746 positive cases and 586 deaths since tracking began in March.
  • On July 23: Health officials reported 648 additional positive cases and 12 additional deaths. The victims ranged in age from a Dallas man in his 30s to a Dallas woman in her 90s.
  • On July 22: Dallas County health officials reported 413 new cases and a record-high of 30 deaths Wednesday. The victims range from a woman in her 40s to a woman in her 90s. This brings the countywide total to 43,439 cases and 567 deaths since tracking began in March. Health officials also reported a record-high amount of COVID-19 hospitalizations, with 831 patients confirmed at the end of Tuesday.
  • On July 21: Dallas County health officials reported 734 new cases and 11 deaths Tuesday. It marked the first time in 18 days that the county reported less than 1,000 cases in a single day. There have been a total of 43,026 cases since tracking began in March. The latest victims to die range from a man in his 30s to a man in his 90s.  
  • On July 19: Dallas County's death toll reached at least 525 people since tracking began in March, officials said. Two more victims were announced Sunday, both men who had been critically ill at local hospitals. One was an Irving man in his 50s who did not have any underlying health conditions, officials said. The other was a Grand Prairie man in his 70s with underlying health conditions. County officials also reported 1,044 new cases, bringing the total since March to 41,266 people who have been infected with the virus. 
  • On July 12: County officials reported 1,174 more people have tested positive for COVID-19. Two more people have died as well, two Dallas men who both had underlying health conditions. One was in his 80s who had been a resident of a long-term care facility. The other was in his 60s.
  • On July 11: Dallas County reported 1,101 cases and four deaths Saturday afternoon. The marks the 9th day in a row that Dallas County surpassed 1,000 cases.
  • On July 7: Dallas County reported 1,077 new positive cases and nine additional deaths Tuesday, officials said. Seven out of the nine people who died did not have underlying health conditions. Their ages ranged from a Dallas man in his 60's to a Mesquite man in his 90's.
  • On July 6: Dallas County reported its highest daily case totals with 1,214 new positive cases. Six additional deaths were reported, ranging in age from a DeSoto man in his 40s to a Dallas woman in her 100s, according to health officials. The county has 27,054 positive cases and 401 deaths since tracking began in March. One-third of the deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities.
  • On July 5: Officials said they recorded 1,062 new cases Sunday, the third day in a row the county has seen more than 1,000 new cases. No new deaths, however, were reported.
  • On July 4: Dallas County reported 1,103 cases and two deaths Saturday afternoon. It's the second day in a row that the county reported more than 1,000 cases during the pandemic.  
  • On July 3: Dallas County reported 1,085 cases and six deaths. This is the first time the county surpasses 1,000 single-day cases since tracking began in March. The deaths ranged from a Grand Praire man in his 60s to a Dallas woman in her 90s. 
  • On July 2: Dallas County reported seven additional coronavirus-related deaths and 708 new coronavirus cases Thursday, bringing the county case total to 22,590 since tracking began in March. The deaths ranged from an Irving man in his 40s to a Dallas man in his 90s.
  • On July 1: Dallas County health officials reported 544 positive cases and seven additional deaths Wednesday. The deaths include a Dallas woman in her 20s and a man in his 50s. Both of them did not have underlying health conditions. Other deaths included a Dallas woman in her 40s, a Dallas woman in her 60s, a DeSoto man in his 60s, a Seagoville man in his 70s and a Dallas woman in her 80s. All had underlying health conditions.
  • On June 28: Health officials reported a record 570 COVID-19 cases and one new death. An Irving man in his 80s who did not have underlying health conditions was the latest to die, officials said. 
  • On June 27: Dallas County Health and Human Services announced 561 new cases and 7 more deaths, bringing the countywide total to 19,595 cases since testing started in March.
  • On June 24: Dallas County Health and Human Services announced 391 cases and additional deaths from COVID-19, bringing the countywide case total to 18,135, including 328 deaths. 
  • On June 23: In Dallas County, there were 445 new cases Tuesday, more than double the number reported on June 1, Judge Clay Jenkins said. There are at least 470 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county, another record-high. Seven more people have died in the county, raising its death toll to at least 324 people since tracking began. The victims included three people who did not have underlying health conditions: a Dallas man in his 60s who was found dead at home, and two residents of long-term living facilities, one a Dallas woman in her 60s, the other a Mesquite man in his 80s. Two Irving men, one in his 40s and one in his 50s, and a Dallas man in his 60s all died after having been hospitalized. All three had underlying health conditions, according to county officials.A Dallas man in his 80s who had been hospitalized also died, officials said.
  • On June 22: County officials reported a new record number of cases in a single day, spiking 10% over the last record to 454 cases. Three more people have also died from the disease. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said while some of the increase could be due to more testing, hospitalizations have jumped 54% since June 1. The three victims included a Dallas man in his 30s who was found dead in his home and had underlying health conditions. The other two victims, also men, had been hospitalized, officials said. They were a Dallas man in his 40s and an Irving man in his 60s, both with underlying health conditions.
  • On June 21: Dallas County health officials reported 408 news COVID-19 cases and one additional death Sunday. There has been a countywide total of 16,845 cases and 314 deaths since testing started in March. The additional death reported Sunday was a Dallas woman in her 60s. Health officials said she had been critically ill in a local hospital, and she had underlying health conditions.
  • On June 20: Dallas County health officials announced 394 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths. The latest victims in Dallas County who died include two men in their 60s. One man lived at a long-term care facility, while the other man was a resident of Dallas and did not have any underlying health conditions, according to officials. There have been a countywide total of 16,437 cases and 313 deaths since testing started in March.
  • On June 19: Dallas County saw 394 new cases and four deaths, officials said. The victims were four men. One was a Grand Prairie man in his 30s with underlying health conditions, another was Dallas man in his 50s with no underlying health conditions. The other two were a Farmers Branch man in his 60s and a Dallas man in his 70s, both with underlying health conditions. The death toll is now 311 people.
  • On June 18: Dallas County recorded its highest COVID-19 hospitalizations ever with 423 patients, according to health officials. There were also 392 new cases and 5 more deaths reported in the county. The victims range from a woman in her 50s to a man in his 90s who lived at a long-term care facility.
  • On June 17: Dallas County health officials reported 413 new positive cases and nine deaths related to COVID-19. The deaths ranged from a Dallas man in his 40s to a Dallas woman who was a long-term care facility resident in her 90s. The report brings the county total to 15,256 cases and 293 deaths.
  • On June 16: Dallas County health officials reported 306 additional cases of coronavirus and eight additional deaths. The youngest of the deaths was a Dallas man in his 30's who had underlying health conditions. He was critically ill at an area hospital. The eight deaths bring the county total to 293 and the case total is 14,843.
  • On June 15: Health officials announced that 305 people test positive and one more person died, bringing the total to 14,537 cases and 285 deaths in the county. The man who died was a Dallas resident in his 60s.
  • On June 13: For the fourth time in one week, Dallas County has reached a new record with the number of residents who tested positive for COVID-19. Saturday afternoon, county health officials reported 345 new cases and 3 more deaths. The victims who died include a man in his 50s, man in his 60s, and woman in her 90s.
  • On June 12: For the third time in one week, Dallas County reached a new daily high in the number of residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. On Friday afternoon, officials announced 328 new cases and 3 more deaths. The county's previous record was recorded on Thursday with 312 cases. The latest victims who died include three men in their 60s who had underlying health conditions. Judge Clay Jenkins says the increase in cases could be due to expansion in testing. He also said he's concerned about more record highs for hospitalizations.  
  • On June 11: On Thursday afternoon, health officials announced that 312 people test positive and three more people died. This marks a new record-high for single day cases reported since testing began in March. The victims who died include:
    • A Dallas woman in her 50s. She had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying health conditions
    • A man in his 60s, who was a resident of a long-term care facility in Dallas. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying health conditions.
    • A Dallas man in his 70s. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying health conditions.
  • On June 10: As Dallas County expands its testing capacity for residents, the number of positive cases continues to increase. 

    On Wednesday afternoon, health officials announced that 300 residents tested positive and three more people died. This marks a record-high for single-day cases reported since testing began in March. "Today we saw our highest case count thus far, reaching 300 for the first time with new cases. Remember, however, that we have more testing capacity," Judge Clay Jenkins said. The victims who died include a woman in her 40s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 80s who lived at a long-term care facility. 

  • On June 9: Dallas County health officials reported 298 additional positive cases and seven deaths. It ties the county record for the highest cases reported in a day, bringing the county-wide total to 12,645 cases. The deaths ranged from a Mesquite woman in her 30s to a Seagoville woman in her 80s.
  • On June 5: Health officials reported 298 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 11,541 cases. Health officials also announced that 10 more people died from COVID-19, bringing the confirmed death total to 260 since tracking began in March.
  • On June 3: Dallas County health officials reported four additional deaths and 239 cases of novel coronavirus. 
  • On June 1: Dallas County health officials reported 228 more positive cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 10,462 and 229 deaths.

    Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is encouraging residents to stay home if you can and practice safe social distancing.

  • On May 30: Dallas County health official announced five more people died from COVID-19. The victim include a Dallas man in his 20s with no underlying health conditions, a Dallas man in his 50s with underlying health conditions, a Dallas man in his 60s with no underlying health conditions, a Garland man in his 60s with high risk health conditions, and a man in his 70s who was a resident at a long-term care facility in Dallas. There have been 228 deaths confirmed in Dallas County. Officials also reported 219 new cases, bringing the countywide total to 10,006 cases since tracking began in March.
  • On May 29: For the second day in a row, Dallas County has seen a slight increase in the positive amount of COVID-19 cases. However, officials say this does not indicate a trend. "The numbers from today and yesterday are a little higher than we’ve seen in the last week but do not indicate a trend," Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted. Friday afternoon, county officials announced 200 additional cases and 1 new death. The latest victim to die is a Garland man in his 40s who had underlying health conditions, officials say. There have been 9,787 cases countywide and 223 deaths since testing began in March.
  • On May 28: Dallas County saw a "slight uptick" in COVID-19 case numbers Thursday compared to the day before. Wednesday afternoon, the county reported 197 more cases. On Thursday, officials confirmed 202 cases and 1 new death. "There’s a slight uptick today in the number of positive cases but that’s only one day and too small of an uptick to start any sort of a trend," Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted. The latest victim to die was a man in his 80s who was a resident of a long-term care facility in Dallas. Officials say he was ill at a local hospital and had underlying health conditions. Of the 222 total deaths reported to date, over a third have been associated with long-term care facilities, according to health officials.  
  • On May 27: A man in his 30s who was found dead inside his home is among the latest victims in Dallas County to die from COVID-19. The man did not have any underlying health conditions, according to officials. 

    Health officials reported seven other additional deaths Wednesday afternoon. They included residents of Dallas and Mesquite and their ages ranged from their 40s to 80s. "Today’s numbers are a somber reminder of the need to continue with the 'Stay Home Stay Safe' safety measures that have proven effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our community," Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted. Officials also confirmed 197 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Dallas County. 

  • On May 26: Dallas County health officials reported 190 new positive cases of coronavirus, bringing the county's total to 9,188 cases since testing began in March. Officials also reported two new deaths — a Garland man in his 60s who had underlying health conditions and who died in a hospital; and a Mesquite man in his 70s who was a resident of a long-term care facility and who had underlying health conditions. Those two deaths bring the county's total to 213 since testing began in March.
  • On May 25: Dallas County health officials reported 171 additional positive cases, bringing the total case count to 8,998 since testing began in March. There have been 221 deaths, but no new ones on May 25. The latest was a woman in her 70s who died at a long-term care facility in Mesquite. She had underlying high-risk health conditions.

  • On May 24: Dallas County health officials reported 178 additional positive cases, bringing the total case count to 8,827 since testing began in March. There have been 211 deaths. The latest was a woman in her 70s died at a long-term care facility in Mesquite. She had underlying high-risk health conditions.
  • On May 23: Dallas County health officials reported that 174 residents tested positive for COVID-19, and three more people died. The patients that died include a man in his 70s, who was a resident at a long-term care facility in Richardson, a Seagoville woman in her 80s, and a man in his 80s, who was a resident in a long-term care facility in Mesquite. Officials said two had underlying health conditions. 
  • On May 22: Dallas County health officials reported that 204 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and four more have died. The latest victims include residents from Dallas and Irving, with their ages ranging from 50s to 80s. One patient lived in a long-term care facility. 
  • On May 21: Dallas County health officials reported that 183 residents have tested positive and 7 more people have died. The latest victims that died include residents from Dallas, Mesquite, and Lancaster, with their ages ranging from 50s to 90s. Three of the patients lived in long-term care facilities.  "Our hospital COVID-19 beds, ICU admissions, and emergency room visits for COVID-19 symptoms have remained flat," Judge Clay Jenkins said. There have been a total of 8,273 cases confirmed countywide since testing began in March. 
  • On May 19: Health officials said 14 more people have died in the county, bringing the death toll to 191 people on May 19 since tracking began in March. An additional 225 positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported, bringing the total number of cases to 7,904.
    "Today is our most deadly day thus far during the COVID-19 crisis as we report the passing of 14 of our residents," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted. "Additionally, we have 225 more positive cases."
    The 14 deaths range in ages from a Dallas man in his 40s to a Mesquite man in his 90s.
  • On May 17: Health officials said six more people have died in the county, bringing the death toll to 176 people since tracking began in March. Two of the victims had been critically ill in area hospitals and four of them had been residents at long-term care facilities. The victims include an Irving man in his 30s, a Richardson man in his 70s and a Mesquite man in his 90’s who was a resident of a long-term care facility, along with three Dallas men who all died at the long-term care facilities where they were residents. Two of the Dallas men were in their 90s while the other had been in his 80s. Officials also said there were 205 new cases reported. There have now been 7,455 cases countywide since testing began in March.
  • On May 16: Dallas County ended the week with the lowest number of deaths reported since late April, according to health officials. “We closed out our week with a total of 27 deaths, six lower than last week, and the lowest number we’ve had since the week of April 19,” Judge Clay Jenkins said. Saturday afternoon, county health officials reported 214 new cases and six deaths. Health officials say of the 170 deaths reported to date, more than a third have been associated with long-term care facilities. There have been 7,250 cases countywide since testing began in March.
  • On May 15: Dallas County Health and Human Services announced 199 additional cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths. Officials say the five victims who died include a Mesquite woman in her 60s, a Grand Prairie woman in her 60s, a Grand Prairie man in his 60s, a woman in her 60s, who was a resident at a long-term facility in Mesquite, and an Irving man in his 80s, who was a resident of a long-term facility. Dallas County health officials have confirmed 7,036 cases and 164 deaths since testing began in March.
  • On May 14: Dallas County is currently on pace to have fewer coronavirus-related deaths than those reported last week, according to officials.

    On Thursday afternoon, county health officials confirmed six more people died from the disease and 235 additional residents have tested positive. “Today’s numbers of positive cases are around the same level that we’ve seen for the last 10 days and today’s numbers of deaths, while significant and sad, still leave us on pace to have a less deadly week than last week,” Judge Clay Jenkins said. Officials say the six victims who died were at local hospitals and residents of Dallas. Their ages ranged from 50s to 90s, according to officials. Dallas County health officials have confirmed 6,837 cases and 159 deaths since testing began in March.

  • On May 13: Dallas County health officials reported 243 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus and five more residents have died. The five latest victims were at local hospitals before dying from complications related to COVID-19, officials say. Those patients include a Dallas woman in her 60s, a Dallas man in his 60s, a Mesquite woman in her 70s, and a Dallas man in his 70s.  A resident at a long-term care facility in Mesquite also died. She was in her 70s, according to officials. The numbers released Wednesday bring the countywide total to 6,602 cases and 153 deaths.
  • On May 12: Three more people have died from the disease in the county and an additional 236 people have tested positive, county officials said. Two were Dallas women who had been critically at local hospitals; one was in her 40s, the other in her 60s. The third was an Irving man in his 50s who died at an "area emergency department." The county has now reported at least 6,359 cases and 148 deaths. 
  • On May 11: Health officials said there were 253 new cases to report Monday, a tie for the most positive cases reported in a single day since the pandemic began. The county has now reported at least 6,123 cases. Two more people have died from the disease as well, officials said, bringing the county's death toll so far to 145 people. Both were women who died at the long-term care facilities where they were residents. One was in her 60s and lived in Seagoville while the other was in her 80s and lived in the city of Dallas. 
  • On May 10: Dallas County again reported a high number of cases, with 251 new cases reported. No new deaths, however, were reported. The county has now had at least 5,870 cases with 143 deaths. 
  • On May 9: Eight more Dallas County residents died from COVID-19, including a man in his 30s who was found dead inside his home, officials confirmed Saturday. Health officials say all of the other victims had been critically ill at local hospitals before they died; including a Dallas man in his 50s, a Cockrell Hill man in his 50s, a Dallas man in his 60s who lived at a long-term care facility, a Balch Springs woman in her 70s, a Dallas man in his 80s who lived at a long-term care facility, a Richardson woman in her 80s who lived at a long-term care facility and a Farmers Branch woman in her 80s. The countywide death toll is now 143. Of the deaths reported to date, officials say more than a third have been associated with long-term care facilities. Officials also reported 250 new cases. 
  • On May 8: Ten more residents of Dallas County have died from COVID-19, health officials announced Friday. The confirmation was made the same day the state began additional measures in reopening its economy. 

    Of the 135 total deaths reported to date in Dallas County, more than a third have been associated with long-term care facilities, officials say. Officials also reported 249 additional cases Friday, bringing the countywide total to 5,369.

  • On May 6: Dallas County health officials announced 246 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count in the county to 4,869, including 123 deaths. Two new deaths were reported among the deaths, one a Garland woman and the other a Dallas man. Both had been in their 80s and were residents of long-term care facilities, officials said. The woman died at her home while the man died in hospice care.
  • On May 5: Dallas County health officials announced 253 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count in the county to 4,623, including 121 deaths. They also announced seven additional deaths, ranging in ages from a Dallas man in his 40s to an Irving man in his 70's. The additional 7 deaths being reported today include: A Dallas man in his 40’s, a woman in her 50’s who was a resident of a long-term care facility in the City of Richardson, and had been critically ill in an area hospital, a Dallas man in his 50’s who died in hospice care, a Dallas man in his 60’s who had been critically ill in an area hospital, a Mesquite man in his 60’s who was a resident of a long-term care facility, an Irving woman in her 60’s who died at home and an Irving man in his 70’s who had been critically ill in an area hospital.
  • On May 4: Dallas County reported its highest number of new cases yet for the second day in a row, officials said. There were 237 new cases reported, and three more people have died from the disease. The death toll now sits at 114 people with at least 4,370 cases confirmed in the county. All three people who died had been hospitalized, according to county officials. One was an Irving man in his 60s, while the other two victims were both Dallas men in their 80s.

  • On May 3: Another person has died from COVID-19 and 234 more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. A Dallas woman in her 70s who had been critically ill at a local hospital was the latest victim.The death toll now sits at 111 people for the county, with 4,133 total cases reported so far. It is the biggest single-day increase in new cases the county has seen so far, and that's coming off of a record-setting week when the county saw its number of reported number of cases nearly double.
  • On May 2: Dallas County reached its second-highest number of COVID-19 cases reported in one day. County health officials announced Saturday afternoon that 181 more people have tested positive, bringing the countywide total to 3,899. Four additional deaths were also confirmed by officials. The victims' ages from 20s to 90s: An Irving man in his 20s, a Richardson man in his 70s, and a Grand Prairie man in his 70s. All three patients had been ill at local hospitals. The fourth victim lived at a long-term care facility in Mesquite and was in his 90s.
  • On May 1: Dallas County health officials have reported a new single-day high for COVID-19 case numbers. Friday afternoon, 187 new cases and 2 deaths were confirmed. This brings the total case count to 3,718 and the death toll to 106. "Our highest three days have all been this week. This increase in positive cases has occurred without any significant increase in testing capacity," County Judge Clay Jenkins said. The victims include a Dallas man in his 20s and a Hutchins man in his 50s. Officials say both patients were critically ill at local hospitals.
  • On April 30: Dallas County health officials announced the highest number of single-day cases reported during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    County health officials say 179 additional residents have tested positive and five more people have died. This brings the total case count to 3,531 and the death toll to 104. According to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, epidemiologists believe the increased numbers stem from a change in CDC guidelines that allows frontline workers to be tested without exhibiting any symptoms. The five victims who died include a Balch Springs man in his 20s, a Dallas man in his 60s, and three residents at long-term care facilities in Dallas. Those patients include a man in his 70s, a woman in her 80s, and a woman in her 90s. 

  • On April 29: Health officials reported 112 new cases and 5 more deaths to bring the total case count to 3,352 and the death toll to 99. The ages of the latest victims who died range from 50s to 90s. County health officials said all five had been hospitalized, and three had been residents of long-term care facilities. Three were from Dallas, one from Mesquite and the fifth from Balch Springs.

  • On April 28: Dallas County reported 10 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There are 135 additional positive cases, bringing the county total to 3,240. Those who died ranged in ages from a 17-year-old girl to a man in his 90s. Across Dallas County, about 40% of all COVID-19 deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities, health officials said.

  • On April 27: Two more Dallas County residents have died from COVID-19 as 91 new cases were reported Monday, according to health officials. The county's total case count now stands at 3,105, with 84 deaths. A Dallas man in his 40s who had been critically ill at an area hospital was one of the victims. The other was a woman in her 70s who had been a resident of a Richardson long-term care facility. She was critically ill before she died at a local hospital. Across Dallas County, about 40% of all COVID-19 deaths have been associated with long-term care facilities, health officials said.
  • On April 26: Dallas County health officials confirmed one additional death and 105 new cases of COVID-19. A Dallas resident in his 50s was found dead in his home, health officials said. 
  • On April 25:Dallas County health officials confirm 75 more people have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total case count to 2,909. Four additional deaths were also reported Saturday afternoon, bringing the death toll to 81. 
    • A man in his 60s who lived in Garland and was hospitalized.
    • A man in his 70s who lived in Carrollton and was hospitalized. 
    • Two of the patients lived at long-term care facilities in Dallas and had been also been hospitalized: A man in his 80s and a woman in her 90s.  
  • On April 24: Four of five deaths reported Friday occurred at long-term care facilities, Dallas County health officials announced. The patients were ill at local hospitals before dying from complications related to COVID-19, officials said. The victims are a man and woman in their 80s and two women in their 90s. "Our new Parkland Mobile Testing unit performed 152 tests in one nursing home yesterday and is back out today," County Judge Clay Jenkins said. In addition to those four victims, a man in his 70s who lived in Garland also died from the novel coronavirus. This brings the death toll to 77 in Dallas County. Health officials confirmed that 71 more residents in Dallas County have tested positive. This brings the total case count to 2,834.
  • On April 23:Dallas County health officials confirmed an additional 80 people have tested positive, bringing the total case count to 2,763. Health officials also confirmed seven additional deaths, bringing the county’s total to 72. Of the total deaths reported to date, about a third have been associated with long-term care facilities, officials say. The following information regarding the ages of the latest victims have been released by officials:
    • A woman in her 70s who was found dead in her Dallas home.
    • A woman in her 60s, who lived in Richardson and was critically ill at a local hospital.
    • Two men who lived in Dallas, one in his 60s and one in his 80s, both were critically ill at local hospitals.
    • Three victims lived at long-term care facilities in Dallas and had been critically ill at local hospitals. The patients include a woman in her 80s, a woman in her 90s, and a man in his 90s.
  • On April 22: The number of COVID-19 cases reported is 10% lower than the previous day, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says. Dallas County health officials released new numbers that state 81 additional people have tested positive. This brings the total case count to 2,683. County officials also confirmed another person died from complications related to the new coronavirus. Officials say the latest victim was a man in his 60s who lived in Grand Prairie and was critically ill at a local hospital. 
  • On April 21: Dallas County health officials reported 90 new cases and four deaths. Officials said the deaths included three Mesquite residents and one Duncanville resident. 
  • On April 20: Dallas County health officials reported 84 new cases. 
  • On April 19: Dallas County health officials reported 104 new cases on Sunday, bringing that county's total to 2,428. No new deaths were reported. 
  • On April 18: Dallas County health officials reported the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in one day. Officials confirmed an additional 134 people have tested positive, bringing the total case to 2,324. Five more people have also died from the virus. All the victims had been critically ill at local hospitals, officials say. Dallas County health officials released the following information about the latest victims' ages: A man in his 80s who lived in Grand Prairie; a woman in her 90s who lived in University Park; two men in their 70s who lived in long-term care facilities in Dallas and a woman in her 70s who also lived in a long-term care facility in Dallas. So far, 60 people in Dallas County have died from the novel coronavirus.
  • On April 17: Dallas County health officials reported on April 17 that an additional 124 people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 2,190.

    Five more people have also died from coronavirus. This brings the death toll to 55 in Dallas County. The following information was released by county officials, all the victims were critically ill at local hospitals before they died: A woman in her 60s and a man in his 70s, both lived in Dallas; a man in his 70s who lived in Farmers Branch; a woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s, both lived long-term care facilities in Dallas. So far, 20 coronavirus-related deaths in the county have been associated with long term care facilities, officials say.

  • On April 16: County health officials announced 80 additional positive cases Thursday, bringing the county total to 2,066 cases and seven additional deaths. The seven people include two Dallas men who were in their 60's, a Dallas man in his 70's, a Garland woman in her 70's, a Dallas woman in her 80's who lived at a long-term care facility, a Dallas man in his 70's who lived at a long-term care facility, and a Dallas man in his 80's who lived at a long-term care facility. All had been critically ill at local hospitals.
  • On April 15: County health officials said a Garland woman in her 80s had died from the disease, bringing the death count to 43 people. She had been hospitalized and did not have any underlying health conditions. Most deaths from the disease have been among men, officials said, with 69% of the total death count. Fourteen of the 43 deaths have been among people who were associated with long-term care facilities, according to county data. There were also 109 new cases of the disease reported, bringing the county's total to 1,986 since the outbreak began.  
  • On April 14: Dallas County reported its highest number of single-day deaths during the coronavirus crisis. A total of 10 more people died from COVID-19, bringing the death toll in the county to 42. Dallas County health officials also reported that 89 more people have tested positive, bringing the total case count to 1,877. Below is a list of the 10 patients who died from coronavirus complications: 
    • A man in his 60s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s. All three men were from Dallas, were residents at long-term care facilities and had been critically ill at local hospitals.
    • Two women who were also residents are long-term care facilities died. One woman was in her 50s and one woman was in her 90s.
    • Two men in their 50s, both lived in Dallas and were critically ill at local hospitals.
    • A man in his 30s who lived in Garland and had been critically ill at a local hospital.
    • A woman in her 80s who lived in Mesquite and had been hospitalized at a local hospital.
    • A man in his 80s who lived in DeSoto and was found dead at home.
  • On April 13: A woman in her 80s who lived at a long-term care facility in Dallas was the 32nd person in the county to die from COVID-19, officials said. She had been critically ill at an area hospital and had had underlying health conditions. The county also reported 65 new cases, though Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins cautioned that number may be "artificially low" since some labs were closed on Easter Sunday. The county has now reported at least 1,788 cases.
  • On April 12: Four more people have died from COVID-19, Dallas County officials said. Three of the four had been residents of long-term care facilities. One was a woman in her 60s who had lived at a facility in Garland, another was a man in his 90s who was a resident of a Richardson facility and the third was a man in his 80s who was at a facility in Dallas. The fourth death was that of a Dallas man in his 60s. All four had been critically ill at area hospitals and each had underlying health conditions, officials said. Thirty-one people in Dallas County have now died from the disease. Officials also announced 79 new cases of COVID-19 in Dallas County, bringing the total to 1,723.
  • On April 11: Dallas County health officials confirmed an additional 107 people have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total case county to 1,644. County health officials also reported that two more people have died from coronavirus. The first patient was a Garland man in his 60s and the second patient was a Grand Prairie resident in his 70s. Both patients had underlying health conditions, officials say. So far, a total of 27 people in Dallas County have died from the virus.
  • On April 10: Dallas County health officials reported 105 additional cases of COVID-19, as well as three more deaths. This brings the total counts for cases and deaths to 1,537 and 25, respectively. Officials said the three new deaths included a woman in her 90s who was a resident at a Dallas long-term care facility and two men in their 80s. All had been hospitalized and had underlying health conditions
  • On April 9: Dallas County health officials reported 108 more people have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total case count to 1,432. County health officials also confirmed two additional people have died from the novel coronavirus. The first patient was a man in his 80s, who was a resident at the Edgemere living facility and had been in hospice care. The second patient was a DeSoto resident in his 70s who had been hospitalized. So far, a total of 22 people have died in the county.
  • On April 8: Dallas County health officials confirmed an additional 63 people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 1,324 in the county. In addition to the new cases, another person has died. Officials say the 20th person to die in the county, is a Rowlett man in his 60s who had underlying health conditions.The patient had been critically ill at a local hospital before he died, officials said.
  • On April 7: During a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting, Dr. Philip Huang said the county had 106 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 1,261. In addition to the new cases, another person has died from the novel coronavirus. A 50-year-old Garland resident with underlying health conditions is the 19th person to die in the county, Huang said. 
  • On April 6: Dallas County health officials announced there had been 43 new cases, around a 55% drop in new cases from the previous day's numbers. For the past few days, numbers had been hovering around 90 to 100 new cases each day. The total case count is now at 1,155 in the county. County Judge Clay Jenkins cautioned against optimism around the drop, though, saying several private labs had been closed on Sunday, which likely impacted the numbers. At the same time, he said hospital systems in the area are seeing evidence of the effectiveness of the Safer at Home order that went into effect on March 22.
  • On April 5: Dallas County health officials reported 97 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 1,112.Of those that have needed to be hospitalized, 71% have either been over 60 years old or have had a known high-risk chronic health condition. 

    Diabetes is one such prevalent condition, with 28% of the county's hospitalized COVID-19 patients suffering from it, according to health officials.

  • On April 4: Dallas County health officials confirmed 94 additional people tested positive for COVID-19. County officials also said a Dallas man in his 30s is the latest person to die from the virus. He did not have any underlying health conditions and had been critically ill at a local hospital, according to a news release.
  • On April 3: Dallas County health officials confirmed there are 90 additional cases of COVID-19. This brings the total case count to 921. County officials say 34 cases are associated with five different long‐term care facilities, including three deaths that have been reported. So far, a total of 17 people have died in Dallas County.
  • On April 2: For the second day in a row, Dallas County health officials are reporting an additional 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total to 831. In addition to the new cases, two more people in the county have died, officials say. One woman who died was in her 70s and was a resident at a long-term care facility. The other woman was in her 80s and lived in Dallas. Both patients had been critically ill at local hospitals. 
  • On April 1: Dallas County health officials reported 100 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 731. In addition to the new cases, two more people have died. This brings the total death count to 15 in the county, officials say.vThe two patients who died were a Mesquite man in his 50s and Garland woman in her 80s. County officials say both patients had been critically ill in area hospitals.
  • On March 31: Dallas County health officials confirmed 82 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and two new deaths. This brings the total case count to 631 and 13 deaths in the county. The most recent deaths include a Rowlett man in his 50s and a Dallas man in his 90s. Both men had underlying health conditions before becoming infected with coronavirus, officials say. Officials also say 26 of the COVID-19 cases have been associated with long-term care facilities, including two deaths confirmed in the past week.
  • On March 30: Dallas County health officials confirmed an additional 61 positive cases of COVID-19 and an additional death. A man in his 40s was found dead in his Dallas home, officials said. He reportedly had other high-risk chronic health conditions.
  • On March 30: Dallas police also confirmed a third officer has tested positive for COVID-19. This officer works at the In-Service Academy and has been out of the office since March 18 when they felt sick. The officer is at home and recuperating and no other officer that worked with them has shown signs of the disease, police said.
  • On March 29: Dallas County officials reported 49 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and another death. The total number of cases in the county is now at 488. The tenth person to die from the disease in the county was a woman in her 80s who had lived at a long-term care facility, health officials said. She did have other high-risk chronic health conditions and had been hospitalized prior to her death. 
  • On March 28: Dallas County health officials confirmed 72 people new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total case count to 439 in the county. Health officials also reported two new deaths. One of the patients was a DeSoto resident in his 50s and the other patient was a Dallas resident in his 70s, officials say. Both men were in critical condition and were at local hospitals before they died, according to county officials. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the man in his 50s did not have any underlying medical conditions. 
  • On March 27: Dallas County Health and Human Services officials reported 64 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus. This brings the total to 367 in the county. Officials also said 36% of all hospitalized patients have required admission to intensive care units. About two-thirds of those hospitalized patients have been either over 60 years of age or had at least one underlying health condition, DCHHS said.
  • On March 26: Officials announced another woman had died from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 7. She was a Dallas resident in her 90s and had been critically ill in a local hospital, but had no underlying high-risk chronic health conditions. The case count in the county also jumped up by 56, to a total of 303 positive cases. Included in this new count are two more Dallas County jail inmates who were in the same prison pod as the other cases.
  • On March 25: Health officials reported the largest single-day jump in cases, with 78 new cases found across the county, bringing the total count to 247. They also said a Garland woman in her 80s was the latest casualty of the virus. She had had no other high-risk chronic health conditions before she was hospitalized. Her death was the sixth in the county from the disease.
  • On March 24: Officials reported a woman in her 70s who had chronic high-risk health conditions has died from COVID-19. Her death marked the fifth in the county from the disease. 14 new cases of COVID-19 were also reported in the county, bringing the total of residents infected to 169.
  • On March 23: County officials said two men from Dallas who were in their 60s had died. One did not have any other high-risk health conditions, while the other did, though his conditions were not specified. Both had been critically ill at area hospitals. 
  • On March 23: Officials said 24 additional cases have been reported, bringing the total of Dallas County residents infected to 155. At least four other people who were tested in the county but not residents were positive as well.
  • On March 22: County health officials announced a second person who had COVID-19 has died. The person was a man in his 80s who did not have any other high-risk chronic health conditions, officials said. The county also reported an additional 36 cases, bringing the total to 131 cases in Dallas County, with another four positive results having been reported locally for people who do not live in the county.
  • On March 22: Dallas Fire-Rescue officials confirmed a firefighter tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first positive for a member of Dallas Fire-rescue, according to a memo from Dallas Fire-Rescue obtained by WFAA Sunday.
  • On March 22: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said a third person in Dallas County died from COVID-19.
  • On March 22: Texas grocer H-E-B confirmed one of its employees at its Central Market-brand store at Lovers Lane and Greenville Avenue in Dallas has tested positive for COVID-19. According to H-E-B, that employee has not been in the store since March 18 and is quarantined at home with proper medical care.
  • On March 21: Dallas County health officials confirm 21 more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This brings the total case count to 95 in Dallas County. Health officials say more than 40% of the cases reported to date did not have any history of recent travel outside of Texas or no known close contact with a confirmed case. This indicates that those patients were infected by community transmission, according to DCHHS.
  • On March 20, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 19 news cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday morning. This brings the total number of county residents who have tested positive to 74. This number does not include any out-of-state visitors who were confirmed as positive cases while in Dallas County. Health officials released a data report regarding COVID-19 cases here.
  • On March 19: The Dallas Police Department also confirmed one of its officers tested positive for COVID-19. Police officials say the officer is self-isolated and is doing "OK." Three coworkers who were in close contact are quarantined as a precaution.
  • On March 19: Dallas County reported 20 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 55. One of the new cases includes the death of Richardson man in his 60s. According to the medical examiner’s office, he did not have any high-risk health conditions and was found dead inside his house. The other new cases include six men and two women in their 30s, two men and two women in their 50s, two men and three women in their 60s, one woman in her 70s and one woman in her 90s. Three people are hospitalized, including one person who is in critical condition. Sixteen other patients are in self-isolation inside their houses. Twelve of the people in Dallas, three in Garland, two in Mesquite, one in Cedar Hill and one in Farmers Branch. Officials say five of the cases are related to out-of-state travel and two are related to international travel. Three patients were infected due to close contact. Six other people were infected by community transmission. Four cases are still under investigation, officials say.
  • On March 18: Dallas County reported 11 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 39. Five of the new cases are linked to community transmission. Three of the people had close contact with other people who have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus. One case is linked to domestic travel and two are linked to international travel. Seven of the people live in Dallas, one lives in Coppell, one in Irving, one in Mesquite and one other lives in Richardson. Three are hospitalized, including one in critical care. The rest are self-isolated at home. The patients are: a teenager, a woman in her 20s, a man and a woman in their 30s, a man in his 40s, three men and two women in their 50s and one man in his 70s.
  • On March 17: Officials said nine more people had tested positive for COVID-19. Five of the people are hospitalized, and three of those were listed in critical care. Two of those are young: one in their 20’s, another in their 30’s. The third critical patient is in their 60’s. None have underlying health conditions. The new confirmed cases also include: a woman in her 20s, one man and one woman in their 40s, two women in their 50s, and one woman in her 70s. 
  • On March 16: County officials said five more people had tested positive for COVID-19. The cases include: one man in his 40s, a man in his 50s, a woman in her 50s, a man in his 60s and a man in his 70s. Each is self-isolated and has not been hospitalized. Each, except one, had recently traveled out of state.  
  • On March 15: Officials said three more men had tested as positive COVID-19 cases. All three had recently traveled — one internationally, one domestically and one on a cruise. They ranged in age from their 30s to their 60s. Two had been hospitalized and one was self-isolating, county officials said.
  • On March 14: Two men were reported as positive for COVID-19. One is in his 40s and the other is in his 30s. Dallas County health officials said one had recently returned from international travel and the other had taken a cruise.
  • On March 13: Dallas County Health and Human Services announced its ninth case of COVID-19. The individual is in their 80s and has out-of-state travel history. This person is a Dallas resident, is being treated an area hospital and is not related to previous cases.
  • On March 12: Dallas County officials announced five more cases of COVID-19.
  • On March 11: Dallas County officials said an Irving resident in their 50s who traveled to a large, out-of-state congregant event is positive for COVID-19. This individual is being treated at a Dallas-area hospital and is not connected to the previous Dallas County cases announced March 10.
  • The evening of March 10: DCHHS confirmed a second patient in their 50s tested positive. This person was in close contact with the first patient.  
  • On March 10: Dallas County Health and Human Services reported a 77-year-old who traveled to Dallas from out of state by vehicle tested positive for COVID-19.

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