Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 455 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday and Sunday, in addition to eight deaths. The pandemic adds 257,895 cases and 3,908 deaths.
Meanwhile, more than 437,000 doses of covid-19 have been administered in Fair Park at a time when more than 60% of adults over 65 have already been vaccinated.
The average of every seven days is 199 cases with a contagion rate of 7.6 cases per 100,000 residents, that is, a slight decrease.
On Mondays, the county does not report hospitalization data; this information will be updated on Tuesday.
“Now that the week of Mother’s Day begins, I want to encourage everyone who wants to make a special gift to their mother to get vaccinated so that their mother knows that if you are protected, so is your community and your country,” he said. County Judge Clay Jenkins.
“Each vaccine makes us a little bit safer and brings us a little bit closer to freedom,” added Jenkins.
According to the county judge, 48.8% of Dallas County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, which is widely available at Fair Park, Ellis Field House, Potter’s House Church, Dallas College in Mesquite, and at various pharmacies. .