Hi! Welcome to the Advocate coronavirus tracker created with partner Hi George. Graphs are updated daily with new information from Dallas County Health and Human Services. For stories on how our neighborhood is dealing with coronavirus, visit our coronavirus updates page. If you’re interested in restaurants affected by coronavirus, visit our dining page.
As of August 13, Dallas reported 641 additional positive cases of coronavirus and 13 additional deaths, bringing the total confirmed case count in Dallas County to 56,228, including 807 confirmed deaths. Read the full report here.
Since July 1, over 2,833 children have been diagnosed since coronavirus. Sixty-five children have been hospitalized.
As of August 14, the number of cases for the following ZIP codes were:
75244: 150 cases
75209: 241 cases
75220: 1,138 cases
75229: 597 cases
75225: 193 cases
75230: 313 cases
The race most impacted in Dallas is the Hispanic community. Hispanics make up 43% of reported deaths and 55% of hospitalizations.
Of cases requiring hospitalization who reported employment, 78% are critical infrastructure workers. Food industry workers make up 16% of hospitalizations, and public works employees make up 14%.
The groups still at the highest risk are people over the age of 65, and people who have underlying health conditions. However, Dallas county reports that over two-thirds of Dallas’s hospitalizations come from people under the age of 65, and around half do not have high-risk conditions.
97% of Dallas County testing is processed by independent commercial and hospital laboratories.
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