Five more seniors secure died in Dallas County Friday after contracting COVID-19, in response to Dallas County officers who furthermore announced one other 124 confirmed cases of the virus.
The most modern victims integrated a girl in her 60s from Dallas, a person in his 70s from Farmers Branch, an man in his 70s from Dallas, a girl in her 60s from Dallas and a person in his 80s from Dallas. All 5 of the victims had been hospitalized and the last two had been residents of lengthy-time period care facilities.
The deaths bring the countywide total to 55; the addition of 124 cases brings that total to 2,190.
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County health officers did no longer but expose miniature print on where the most modern cases had been chanced on — these miniature print are expected to be made accessible Friday afternoon.
Starting up Saturday, folks in Dallas County will be required to wear a material covering over their mouth and nose whereas conducting most well-known corporations, working in most well-known corporations or whereas on public transit.
“To higher provide protection to you and our entrance line heroes, we are requiring all guests to most well-known corporations, most well-known alternate staff and riders of public transportation to wear a material covering starting Saturday,” Jenkins acknowledged in a prepared assertion Thursday.
Starting up Saturday, folks in Dallas County will be required to wear a material covering over their mouth and nose or possibility facing a steep magnificent.
Jenkins’ amended Shelter in Pronounce uncover acknowledged violations, which now contains the face coverings as of tiring night Saturday, with fines as a lot as $1,000 and/or jail time for these chanced on to be in violation of the uncover. In a gathering Friday morning, the Dallas County Commissioners Courtroom voted to extra amend the uncover to eliminate the provision about penalties.
Aloof, Jenkins acknowledged Thursday afternoon he did no longer ask to need enforcement of the modification, hoping voters would simply comply for the devoted of others and entrance line responders.
*Scheme areas are approximate, central areas for the city and are no longer supposed to mark where exact infected folks live.
**County totals beneath consist of all 32 North Texas counties, no longer devoted Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.