Dallas County reported 20 additional positive COVID-19 cases this afternoon. The 20 new cases include 3 Garland residents, 2 from Mesquite, 1 Farmers Branch resident, 1 Cedar Hill resident, and the rest live in Dallas.
They have also announced that local public laboratories are no longer required to send “presumptive positive” samples to the CDC for confirmation. Respiratory samples positive for COVID-19 in a public health laboratory will be considered “positive” with no need for further testing.
The following case counts reflect this afternoon’s COVID-19 figures:
National – 8317
Texas – 186
Dallas County – 55
Rockwall County – 0
Rowlett – 0
Information Courtesy City of Rowlett