Tarrant County Reports Record 606 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths

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July 01, 2020 - 4:13 pm

    DALLAS (NBC DFW) - For the second straight day, Tarrant County Public Health reports more than 600 new COVID-19 cases, setting a record each day, along with the deaths of three more people.

    Tuesday's 606 new cases bring the total number of cases in Tarrant County since March to 12,950. The new 7-day average through Wednesday is 443 cases per day, a jump of 20 since yesterday.

    With three new deaths also being reported Wednesday, the number of fatalities in the county related to COVID-19 is now at 231.

    The latest victims include a man in his 60s from Mansfield and a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 60s, both from Fort Worth. All had underlying health conditions.

    The county is also reporting 104 new recoveries for a total of 5,323 survivors. There are currently 7,396 active, known cases in the county.

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