Dallas County adds 1,377 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths; Tarrant reports 19 more deaths

Updated at 3:02 pm: Revised to include nationwide data.

Dallas County reported 1,377 new coronavirus cases as well as 13 more deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday.

The recent victims include nine Dallas residents: a woman in her forties, a man in her fifties, two women and a man in her sixties, two men and one woman in their seventies, and one man in his eighties.

The remaining victims were a Mesquite man in their fifties, a Garland man in their sixties, a Balch Springs woman in their seventies, and a Lancaster man in their seventies.

All victims had been hospitalized and had underlying health problems, officials said.

Of the new cases, 1,311 were confirmed and 66 were likely.

The newly reported cases bring the county’s total to 234,625, including 207,640 confirmed cases and 26,985 probable cases. The death toll stands at 1,871.

Health officials are using hospital stays, intensive care units and emergency rooms as key metrics to track the real-time impact of COVID-19 in the county. Due to a delay in weekend reporting, this data will be available next Tuesday.

According to the state, 81,643 people in Dallas County have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while 14,623 are fully immunized.

Texas

Across the state, 18,034 more cases were reported as of Sunday, including 17,674 new cases and 360 older cases recently reported by laboratories.

The state also reported 207 COVID-19 deaths, increasing its number to 32,038.

Of the new cases, 15,667 were confirmed and 2,007 were likely. Of the older cases, 302 were confirmed and 58 were likely.

The newly reported cases bring the total to the state to 2,115,594, including 1,853,521 confirmed cases and 262,073 probable cases.

There are 13,728 COVID-19 patients in Texas hospitals, including 3,907 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. As of Saturday, 23.7% of patients in the hospital area in the Dallas-Fort Worth area were COVID-19 patients.

The nationwide average seven-day positivity rate for molecular tests, based on the date the sample was collected, was 16.24% on Saturday. For antigen tests, the positivity rate for the same period was 9.76%.

According to the state, 1,109,874 people in Texas have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while 166,934 are fully immunized.

Doctors look at a lung CT image at a hospital in Xiaogan, China.

Tarrant County

Tarrant County reported 1,611 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths on Sunday.

Details of the latest victims were not immediately available.

Of the new cases, 1,343 were confirmed and 268 were likely.

The newly reported cases bring the county’s total to 192,497, including 166,474 confirmed cases and 26,023 probable cases. The death toll stands at 1,852.

According to the district, 1,488 people with the virus will be hospitalized as of Friday.

According to the state, 59,542 people in Tarrant County have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while 5,600 are fully immunized.

Collin county

The state added 668 coronavirus cases and five deaths to Collin County’s total on Sunday.

Details of the latest victims were not available.

Of the new cases, 588 were confirmed and 80 were likely.

The newly reported cases bring the county’s total to 63,239, including 54,797 confirmed cases and 8,442 probable cases. The death toll stands at 472.

According to the district, 512 people will be hospitalized with the virus.

According to the state, 29,298 people in Collin County have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while 3,997 are fully immunized.

Denton County

Denton County officials have announced they will stop reporting new coronavirus data on Sundays.

As of Saturday, the county had reported 46,272 cases, including 13,925 active and 32,098 recovered cases. The death toll was 249.

Other counties

The Texas Department of Health has provided coverage for these other North Texas counties. In some countries, new data may not be reported every day.

The latest numbers are:

  • Rockwall County: 8,222 cases (6,873 confirmed and 1,349 likely), 74 deaths.
  • Kaufman County: 11,450 cases (9,962 confirmed and 1,488 likely), 150 deaths.
  • Ellis County: 16,403 cases (14,457 confirmed and 1,946 likely), 199 deaths.
  • Johnson County: 14,435 cases (12,872 confirmed and 1,563 likely), 207 deaths.

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