Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 645 COVID-19 cases over the Labor Day holiday weekend, with 198 from previous months. There were two deaths of men in their 70s and 80s who had been hospitalized.
2,057 new cases were reported in the state of Texas on Monday. There have been more than 13,400 total statewide deaths as hospitalization continues to fall, The Texas Tribune reported.
Dallas County’s lowered threat level means it’s safer to attend hair salons, indoor restaurants, and movie theaters, The Dallas Morning News reported. However, Dallas County officials continue to warn residents to take risks seriously as COVID-19 progress could easily be lost.
Dallas County reached a total of 72,700 confirmed cases reported since testing began in March, NBC News reported.