Dallas County Reports 165 New Coronavirus Cases, 9 Deaths Heading Into Labor Day Weekend"If collectively people make good decisions for the Labor Day weekend like they did for the 4th of July and we don't see a spike, we'll be in a very good position going into the fall," said Judge Clay Jenkins.
'We Are Not Where We Need To Be': Dallas County Judge Urges 'Smart Decisions' Regarding COVID-19 Labor Day WeekendDallas County Health and Human Services reported 249 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday plus one from July, bringing the total case count in the county to 72,860.
Dallas County Reports 323 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 Deaths On Day 'Risk Level' Lowered"Our numbers can rise very quickly when we let our guard down," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Dallas County Reports 455 New Coronavirus Cases, 19 Deaths"Today we are reporting our highest number of new COVID-19 cases that we've seen in some time," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
'The Trends Are Going In The Right Direction': Dallas County Reports 292 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 DeathWhile the total number of cases reported Monday is 460, 168 of those are old cases from the State’s backlogged electronic laboratory reporting system, Judge Jenkins explained.
Dallas County Reports 439 More Coronavirus Cases From June, 260 New Cases FridayThe total COVID-19 case count in Dallas County is 67,486 along with 849 deaths.
Dallas Man In His 30s With No Underlying Health Conditions Dies Of CoronavirusDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called the death a "reminder that COVID-19 is a serious illness for everyone and can be deadly for anyone."
'The Overall Trend Is A Gradual Decline': Dallas County Reports 399 More Coronavirus Cases, 5 DeathsForty-four of those newly reported cases are from April, May and June that were "lost in the State's system," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.
Distrust Of Coronavirus Case Numbers Due To Texas Backlog: 'Essentially The Data Fell Into A Hole'Health authorities are still wrestling through a backlog of more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases that were reported last weekend in Dallas County.
Dallas County Reports 787 New Coronavirus Cases Going Back To July, 10 More Deaths“Today we have 237 new COVID-19 positive cases to be reported of people who were tested in August," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Texas Works To Clear Backlog Of Half A Million Previously Unreported COVID-19 TestsThe Texas Department of State Health Services says it is working to clear a backlog of cases that went unreported due to what it calls 'formatting and coding' issues.
Backlog Of Coronavirus Cases Results In 1,850 More Reported In Dallas County, Not All Are Active"The State's working to fix the coding error, but we expect several more days of backlogged cases," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
New Coronavirus Testing Options Provide Quick Results, Avoid Backlogged LabsThe City of Fort Worth recently began providing the public saliva tests at J.P. Elder Middle School to determine if they have COVID-19.
Dallas ER Offering Overnight Drive-Up Rapid Coronavirus Tests Amid Backlog In Texas LabsThe overnight drive-up rapid test at Frontline ER will cost $200.
Lawsuit Filed Against Houston Officials For Rape Kit BacklogThe class action represents about 6,000 women and several hundred minors who say in a complaint they were harmed when the Houston Police Department failed to submit their rape to a crime lab.