Dallas County Reports Record 257 New Virus Cases, 16 Deaths

Dallas County Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported the largest number of positive COVID-19 cases counted in a single day, health officials say.

The Tuesday report included 257 positive cases, bringing the total to 10,719 in the county so far, Dallas County commissioners learned in their Tuesday morning meeting.

Health officials also reported 16 deaths, pushing the new total coronavirus-related fatalities to 245.

It is the sixth-straight day the county has reported more than 200 positive cases of COVID-19.