4 More Deaths, 181 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Dallas County

The new cases bring the county's total to 110 deaths and 3,899 cases

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Dallas County reported four additional deaths and 181 new positive cases of the coronavirus Saturday.

The four deaths included a Irving man in his 20s, a Richardson man in his 70s, a Grand Prairie man in his 70s and a Mesquite man in his 90s who had been a resident at a long-term care facility.

The new cases bring the county's total to 110 deaths — 29 of which were reported this week — and 3,899 cases.

“Today’s total for positive cases ranks second highest of the outbreak, eclipsed only by yesterday’s positive cases," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a written statement. "Last week, our daily average of new cases was 84. This week it jumped to 141."

He said the county saw a 38% increase in deaths over last week, but four fewer people died than two weeks ago.

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"As we have seen in each of the last five days, another young person is among today’s deaths," Jenkins said.

*Map locations are approximate, central locations for the city and are not meant to indicate where actual infected people live.

**County totals below include all 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.

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