Across the largest four counties in North Texas Wednesday there were cumulatively 36 reported COVID-19 deaths and 646 new reported cases of the virus.
County-specific details for Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin counties are below based on data reported Wednesday, March 24, by county officials, local health departments and the state health department.
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Dallas County reported another 21 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday along with 270 new cases of the virus.
Tarrant County reported another 5 COVID-19 deaths Tuesday along with 261 new cases of the virus.
Denton County reported 115 new cases of the COVID-19 virus Tuesday and nine new deaths.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported a lower number of cases of the COVID-19 virus in Collin County Wednesday than they did on Tuesday resulting in a negative number. This may be attributed to the state cleaning up a backlog of the numbers. There was also one new death reported.
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