Dallas County reported 24 coronavirus deaths and 217 cases on Tuesday.
It’s the most COVID-19 deaths reported in the county since 30 on Aug. 11 and more deaths than the past six days combined.
Tuesday’s cases and deaths include no unreported cases from the Texas Department of State Health Services data system backlog, according to county officials.
Dallas County has confirmed 69,303 COVID-19 cases, including 881 deaths. The county does not report recoveries.
The 24 deaths include four patients with no underlying health conditions. The ages include two men in their 30s, one woman in her 40s, two men in their 50s, five men and two women in their 60s, five men and three women in their 70s, two men and a woman in their 80s, and one woman in her 90s. The patients with no underlying health conditions include a Mesquite man in his 30s, a Dallas man in his 60s, a DeSoto woman in her 70s, and a Mesquite man in his 80s.
Four of the deceased were residents of long-term care facilities.
The deaths include 16 residents of Dallas, two each in DeSoto and Mesquite, and one each in Balch Springs, Duncanville, Garland and Lancaster.
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