DENTON COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — DCPH has announced the second COVID-19 related death in Denton County, as well as 11 additional cases.
The patient was an Aubrey resident in his 60s. He was a previously reported hospitalized and locally transmitted COVID-19 case in Denton County.READ MORE: COVID-19 Delta Variant 'Accelerating' In North Texas And Across The Nation
To respect and honor the family, officials said no further personal information will be released.
“We are saddened to report a second COVID-19 death within our county,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “To his family, we continue to send our thoughts and prayers to you as you navigate through this difficult time.”READ MORE: Frisco's Grand Park No Longer An 'Urban Legend' As City Can Finally Finish Exide Cleanup
DCPH also announced 11 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one Denton State Supported Living Center (DSSLC) resident.
This increases the countywide total to 148 confirmed cases and the DSSLC resident total to 40.MORE NEWS: Amber Alert Issued For Dallas Brothers 2 And 4 Years Old; With Father Who Is A Homicide Suspect
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