Dallas County on Saturday reported four additional deaths from the new coronavirus and 75 more cases.
Two of the people who died — a man in his 80s and a woman in her 90s — had been residents of long-term care facilities in Dallas. The other two cases included a Garland man in his 60s and a Carrollton man in his 70s.
All four people had been hospitalized.
The cases bring the county’s total to 81 deaths and 2,909 cases.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a written statement that mobile testing began at long-term care facilities through Parkland Memorial Hospital on Thursday and will increase Monday in an effort to find asymptomatic patients and isolate the virus faster.