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COVID-19 Bulletin (09/23/20)

Tuesday marked Dallas County’s 1,000th death. UTSW Physicians discuss potential vaccines.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 173 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday with three deaths of individuals in their 50s, 70s and 80s. The recently confirmed deaths bring Dallas County to a “grim milestone” of 1,000 recorded deaths.

UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians discussed COVID-19 trial vaccines and the current state of the pandemic in a public conference call, The Dallas Morning News reported.

Texas added over 13,500 COVID-19 cases from previous months due to statewide backlog, The Texas Tribune reported.

Tarrant County saw 302 new cases on Tuesday, including three deaths. Deaths included individuals in their 60s, 70s and 80s with underlying high-risk health conditions, raising the county’s death toll to 636, WFAA reported.


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