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COVID-19 Bulletin (11/05/20)

Texas leads the nation in COVID-19 cases. Dallas added 719 cases.
By Jenny Rudolph |
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)

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 719 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 121 probable cases. There was one death of a man in his 60s with underlying high-risk health conditions.

Almost 100 more Texans died on Tuesday due to COVID-19. There were over 7,000 cases reported with nearly 6,000 Texas residents hospitalized, The Texas Tribune reported.

There are more COVID-19 cases in Texas than any other state in the country, including COVID hotspots like California and New York. There have been over 900,000 cases of COVID-19 in the state with over 18,000 deaths, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

Researchers from the DFW COVID-19 prevalence study are looking for volunteers to better understand the spread of COVID-19, especially as cases in Dallas and Tarrant County rise, KERA News reported.