Dallas County

Dallas County Adds 197 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Sunday

Dallas County has a total of 81,175 confirmed cases and 1,020 confirmed deaths due to the coronavirus


Health officials in Dallas County on Sunday reported 197 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three more confirmed coronavirus-related deaths.

Of the 197 confirmed cases, all were from the month of September, including 18 that came from the Texas Department of State Health Services' reporting system. Dallas County also reported two probable cases of the coronavirus Sunday.

The county reported three confirmed fatalities and one probable fatality Sunday.

The deaths included a Carrollton woman in her 50s and a DeSoto man in his 60s, both were residents of long-term care facilities who had underlying health conditions and had been hospitalized. The deceased also included a Dallas woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions who had been hospitalized and a Dallas woman in her 90s with no underlying health conditions who was found dead at home.

There have been 1,020 confirmed deaths attributed in the county to the virus. Since March 20, the date of the first reported COVID-19 related death in Dallas County, the county has averaged 5.3 deaths per day.

The county has reported a total of 13 probable deaths, including one of the four reported Sunday.

The county has now accumulated 81,175 confirmed cases of the virus since testing began in March, and 3,924 probable cases. With 72,636 estimated recoveries being reported by the state through Sunday, there are an estimated 7,218 active cases in Dallas County.

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