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Source: Dallas CountyView the press release in Spanish.Summary of COVID-19 Cases in Dallas County as of March 20, 2020.
DALLAS -- As of 10:00 am March 20, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting 19 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing to the total case count in Dallas County to 74. New cases will reported as a daily aggregate, with a more detailed summary report updated Tuesdays and Fridays. Of the cases reported to date, multiple clusters of transmission have been noted among attendees of recreational group gatherings and employees in office settings.
Dallas County will not release further information to protect their privacy.
“Please stay safe by staying home and limiting unnecessary trips. Walks are ok but keep 6 feet distancing. It’s up to all of us to #flattenthecurve and #staycalmandstaysafe,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
The case count at the following link will only include county residents: https://www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs/2019-novel-coronavirus.php
Most employees who work within the City of Dallas have a right to paid sick leave. Employees of private businesses and nonprofits with six or more employees in Dallas can use their paid sick leave when they are sick or to care for sick family members.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends taking everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
Additional information is available at the following websites:
CONTACT:Clay Lewis Jenkins, Dallas County JudgeClay.Jenkins@dallascounty.org214-653-7949