Dallas County Reports 31 COVID-19 Deaths, 641 New Cases

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Dallas County is reporting 31 COVID-19 deaths Tuesday along with 641 new cases of the virus. 

Despite the high number of fatalities and uptick in new cases, the data reported by the county health department shows continued drops in the 7-day and 14-day averages for new cases.

Dallas County Health Director Dr. Philip Haung made the announcement at today's Dallas County Commissioner's meeting.

.@DrPhilHuangDFW reports a large number of 31 new #coronavirus deaths along with 641 new cases today to @DallasCountyTx Commissioners, far more than yesterday's 382 new cases. @NBCDFW #NBCDFWNow pic.twitter.com/8R4BUTU7SY

— Ken Kalthoff (@KenKalthoffNBC5) August 4, 2020

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