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DALLAS, Texas (KDAF) — Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has declared August 19 as a day of prayer and fasting in order to eradicate the coronavirus.

The even will take place from noon to 1pm on Wednesday city-wide. All faiths are invited to participate.

The Mayor said in the proclamation that the best human efforts have not yet found a cure and is asking people to pray.

The proclamation goes on to ask people to rededicate themselves to bring healing to the sick and comfort to the brokenhearted.

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