Dallas Morning News 6/18/20
Good morning it's Thursday, June eighteenth I'm Alex Brody and here are the top stories from the Dallas Morning News brought to you by the so-fi daily podcast. Reaching financial independence starts with having the right information. Every Weekday Morning S-o-f-i keeps you up to date with importing business news, stock, market happenings, and how they affect your financial life. Get your money, right and search for Sophie. S. O. F. I wherever you get your podcasts. It'll be sunny today. With a high of ninety six expect a few clouds tonight with a low of seventy six. Our Top story is Dallas. County reported a record four hundred and thirteen new coronavirus cases yesterday. That's a significant increase from the county's previous one day high and the first time it has crossed the four hundred case threshold. Officials said an increasing number of outbreaks are being reported from large social gatherings that have taken place this month. The county has also reported nine additional deaths from covid nineteen yesterday four of the Victims Dallas residents. The other deaths were to mosquito men in their sixties. S Duncanville in her sixties Elaine Casterman in his seventies and a grand prairie man in his seventies, officials also said the recent death of a twelve year old is being investigated as a virus death Dallas County has had fifteen, thousand, two, hundred and fifty six total coronavirus cases, including three hundred and two deaths. The previous one day high was three hundred and forty five reported on Saturday. The county does not report a total of recovery's. In Political News. Dallas County joined a growing number of local and state governments this week, declaring racism public health emergency, the five-member Bonnie on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Commissioner. John Wiley Price. A Democrat long represented southern Dallas County Price, known for decades as a provocateur, said the swift passage of the resolution which demands the county adopt policies that will measurably improve the lives of black and Brown resonance in Measurable Shift Dallas, county, one of the nation's ten largest is likely the most populous local government to adopt such a resolution so far prices resolution highlights stubborn and stark disparities among the county's white, black and brown communities. In other news Texas's Corona virus case total jumped this week in part due to nearly one thousand five hundred infections among state prisoners that had not been previously counted in statewide tallies. On Tuesday, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported that the total number of coronavirus cases increased by more than four thousand of those about two thousand, six hundred are new, and the rest were previously excluded infections among inmates into counties, including eight hundred and eighty, seven Anderson County and five hundred eighty nine in Brazil Aurea, county department spokesman Chris Van. Dusen told The Dallas Morning News. The prison cases date back to March. Yesterday van Dusen said these weren't cases that were diagnosed yesterday about seven thousand five hundred inmates at state run. Jails and prisons have caught Cova. According to the Texas, Department of Criminal Justice and fifty four have died more than two thousand, two hundred are currently sick, which is the lowest reported number of active cases reported since the prison agency began widespread testing in May and Vice President Mike Pence will be in Dallas on Sunday June twenty eighth, he'll be the guest speaker at First Baptist Dallas joining the fourteen thousand member congregation at celebrate freedom Sunday which is an annual celebration of America's freedom and spiritual foundation. Pence's appearance will come eight days after President Donald Trump headlines A rally in Tulsa. His first campaign rally since one on March second in Charlotte North Carolina Reverend Robert. Jeffreys is one of the president's evangelical advisors in an outspoken supporter. He said the vice president has been a champion of religious liberty in our country and around the world. The Dallas. Morning News rewards program is proud to bring you virtual events for more information and upcoming events. Please visit rewards. Dot Dallas News Dot Com. For more on these stories, and for the latest breaking news visit, Dallas, News Dot Com. Thanks and enjoy your day.