Dallas County reports 180 more cases, 5 new deaths over the weekend

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Richardson. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Richardson. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Richardson. (Community Impact staff)

Dallas County confirmed 180 additional cases of the coronavirus over the weekend, bringing the countywide today to 3,014.

As of April 24, 49 of the total confirmed cases were reported among residents from the Dallas County portion of Richardson.


Five more people died from the virus over the weekend, according to a county news release. The deceased patients include four men and one woman, all over the age of 50.

So far, 82 people have died from the virus in Dallas County. About 40% of the total deaths were associated with long-term care facilities, the release stated.

Dallas County's daily case count reports can be found at this link.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.