Updated at 4:25 p.m.: Revised to include case numbers for Collin County.
Dallas County reported 224 more positive coronavirus cases on Monday and one more death.
The most recent death was a Grand Prairie man in his 60s. He had been critically ill in a hospital, officials said.
The county has reported a total of 7,679 COVID-19 cases, including 177 deaths. About a third of the county’s deaths have been tied to long-term care facilities.
County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a statement that Monday’s case numbers followed in a slight downward trend of new positive cases.
“How well we do in continuing that trend is dependent on all of you exercising good personal responsibility choices,” he said.
He said the county still has “significant community spread” of the virus, and urged residents to avoid crowds, wear a face covering in public and practice social distancing.
Of the people in Dallas County hospitalized with COVID-19 who have reported their employment to the county, more than 80% have been “critical infrastructure workers,” which encompasses a variety of jobs such as health care, transportation, food and agriculture, public works, finance, communications, clergy, first responders and others.
About two-thirds of the patients who have been hospitalized with coronavirus have been under 65. About half have a high-risk chronic health condition, and diabetes has been an underlying health condition in about a third of all hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to county health officials.
Tarrant County reported 112 new coronavirus cases on Monday.
No new deaths were reported, so the county’s toll stood at 123. It was the first day since April 27 that the county had no new coronavirus deaths.
In total, Tarrant County has reported 4,559 cases and 1,478 recoveries.
Officials in Denton County reported 19 additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday.
There were no new deaths. Denton County has had 1,088 cases of the disease and 28 deaths attributed to it.
Officials also announced eight recoveries from the illness, raising that total to 565.
Collin County officials reported 19 new positive coronavirus tests Monday, bringing the county’s total to 1,047.
The county has had 31 deaths from the virus; none were reported Monday.
Thirteen patients remain hospitalized, while 713 have recovered from the virus, according to the county’s data.
Sixteen more positive coronavirus tests were reported in Johnson County over the weekend, officials said Monday.
The county has had 148 total cases. Four residents have died from the virus, including one who was out of state, and 97 have been released from isolation.
Ellis County, which receives its case counts from the Texas Department of State Health Services, said no new cases had been reported as of Monday morning.
Its total stands at 271 cases, including 12 deaths. The county has reported 184 recoveries.