A Richardson woman in her 50s is among seven additional coronavirus-related deaths reported May 5 by Dallas County.
The woman was a resident of a long-term care facility and had been hospitalized, according to the county.
“Today, we have a new record high number of cases as we have every day this week. We’ve also had seven more deaths,” County Judge Clay Jenkins said in the release. “It’s so important that we all continue to follow science and avoid unnecessary groups, maintain six feet distance and wear your face coverings on public transportation and at businesses.”
May 5's confirmed cases totaled 253, bringing the countywide tally to 4,623, including 11 deaths.