A COVID-19 mobile testing facility in New York, not unlike what you'll find at Ellis Davis Field House and the American Airlines Center. (Sgt. Amouris Coss / Flickr)


COVID-19 Bulletin (04/10/20)

Dallas County reports a record number of cases, while data shows black people are more likely to end up in the hospital.

Dallas County reported a record number of new coronavirus cases on Thursday, adding 108 new cases. The total in the county has now reached 1,432, 22 of whom have died. Read more from NBCDFW.

The Dallas Morning News breaks down why the standards on wearing masks have changed over the past weeks, which has much to do with keeping asymptomatic individuals from spreading the disease.

Black people are much more likely to be hospitalized from coronavirus than other races, according to new data from the CDC. It is also case in Dallas County, where black people make up 35% of COVID-19 hospitalizations, but only 23.5% of the population. Read more from WFAA.

Texas has reported 10,230 total cases and 199 deaths due to COVID-19, and the ACLU is suing the state to release prisoners over the age of 50, the Texas Tribune reports.

This DMN editorial breaks down how Dallas almost lost its federally run hospital in the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center.


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