Dallas County confirmed 251 additional cases of the coronavirus May 7, bringing the countywide total to 5,120.
“Today replaces yesterday as our second highest single day of new positive COVID-19 cases,” County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a May 7 release. “Please keep making good decisions, focusing on not what you can do, but what local health authorities are advising that you should do: avoiding unnecessary crowds, keeping a safe 6-foot distance, wearing your cloth face covering when on public transportation or in businesses and practicing good hygiene.”
Two additional deaths are also being reported: a Dallas man in his 60s and a Grand Prairie man in his 90s. Both patients had been hospitalized.
So far in Dallas County, 125 people have died from the virus.
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