As of 10:00 am March 24, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Services
(DCHHS) is reporting 14 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing to the total case count in Dallas County to 169. The fifth death from COVID-19 is being reported, of a woman in her 70’s who was a resident of the city of Dallas. This individual had been hospitalized and had other high-risk chronic health conditions. Of cases requiring hospitalization to date, about two-thirds (67%) have been either over 60 years of age or have had at least one known high-risk chronic health condition.
Please see the summary of cases below. New cases are being reported as a daily aggregate, with a more detailed summary report updated Tuesdays and Fridays.
“I want to thank all of our residents for your courage and sacrifice. You are safer at home. By everyone following the “Stay Home Stay Safe” order we will save lives together and return to normal sooner,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
The case count at the following link will only include county residents: