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COVID-19 updates: Dallas County adds 771 more cases, one death

Dallas County health officials announced 771 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, which includes 465 new cases and 306 cases from older months.

This story will be updated throughout the day as new information is released.

Dallas County health officials announced 771 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, which includes 465 new cases and 306 cases from older months.

Health officials also said a Garland man in his 80s, who had underlying health conditions, died from COVID-19.

Saturday’s numbers bring the countywide total to 77,889 COVID-19 cases, including 995 confirmed deaths since tracking began in March.

The seven-day average positivity rate is 10% for all symptomatic patients who have gone to local hospitals.

Tarrant County adds 361 cases

Tarrant County Public Health reported 361 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday, of which 125 are from a lab reporting delay. This now brings the countywide total to 46,898 cases, including 633 deaths and 41,161 recoveries since tracking began in March.

Most cases have been in the 25 to 44 age group, while most deaths have been in the age group over 65 years old, according to the county’s dashboard.