Tarrant County reported 393 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as the number of infections continues to rise in Texas.
The county saw 11,476 total cases and 5,024 were recovered, according to county data. On Sunday, Tarrant County Public Health reported a COVID-19 death. The man was in his fifties from Fort Worth and had basic health conditions. Tarrant County now has 225 confirmed deaths.
Cases increased in Tarrant County last week, with an average of 388 new cases every day between Monday and Friday. As of Sunday, hospital patients have occupied 3,464 hospital beds in the county, 380 of which are occupied by COVID-1
On Thursday, Tarrant County passed 10,000 coronavirus cases with a maximum of 517 cases in a single day. On the same day, County Judge Glen Whitley announced that face masks are mandatory in all Tarrant County businesses and in outdoor meetings with more than 100 people.
In response to the growing number of coronaviruses, Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order on Friday asking to close bars and restaurants again to reduce capacity to 50 percent.