North Texas Mayors Among 9 In The State Who Want Face Masks Required In Close Public SpacesNine Texas mayors, including those in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio, have urged Governor Greg Abbott to give them the authority to require that masks be worn in public.
Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases ClimbDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants Governor Abbott to legally require everyone to wear masks or allow local leaders to require it.
Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update: 'Putting People In Jail Is Wrong'Governor Abbott took a dig at Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during an afternoon press conference, saying he believes the judge wants to throw people in jail for not wearing face masks.
Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 DaysDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called rising hospitalizations a tip-of-the-iceberg indicator of a bigger problem.
With Increased Testing, Another Record Day For New Coronavirus Cases In Dallas CountyDallas County Health and Human Services reported 312 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, another single-day record in the county.
Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths"Keep in mind that we have more testing capability this week and that will continue to ramp up," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins explained.
Dallas County Seeing 'Trend Of Significant Increase' In New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)"It is more important than ever that you avoid large crowds and keep 6 feet apart when you are outside of your home," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Dallas County Leaders Warn Protesters Pandemic Not Over"It’s not lost on me as I’m up here talking about the risk of COVID, the risk that a lot of them are taking," Judge Clay Jenkins said.
Dallas County Hits Single-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285"We’ve seen a significant increase this week for the average number of daily cases from last week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)To the extent possible, please find ways to maintain 6 foot social distancing, wear a face covering when in crowds," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.
North Texas Leaders Weigh Economic Boost, Safety Regarding Potential Of Republican ConventionRepublicans haven't abandoned the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina yet, but if they do, Texas is under consideration.
Dallas County Reaches 9K Coronavirus Cases After Reporting 190 More, 2 New DeathsTuesday's numbers bring the total case count in Dallas County to 9,188. including 213 deaths.
Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday"It’s too early to call this a trend but we will anxiously watch for the next few days to see if this is signaling a decline from our plateau," said Judge Clay Jenkins.
Dallas Mayor Requests Extension Of Federally-Supported Coronavirus Testing Sites, Doubling Of CapacityAs of now, the sites at an American Airlines Center parking garage and at the Ellis Davis Field House, which are supported by FEMA, are set to end after May 31.
Dallas County Reports 246 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases, 2 More DeathsDallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 246 additional positive cases of the coronavirus and two more deaths from the disease.