Texas reported 702 more cases of the new coronavirus Sunday, an increase of more than 11% over the previous day, bringing the total number of known cases to 6,812. More than half of the state’s 254 counties have reported at least one positive case.
The state has reported 22 additional deaths, bringing the statewide total to 127, an increase of about 21% from Saturday. Dallas County reported one further death, bringing its total to 18, more than any other county. As of Sunday, at least 70,938 tests have been conducted in Texas.