McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Denton County Public Health announced 29 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

This increases the countywide total to 366 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

DCPH did not provide information on how many people have recovered or how many are in the hospital.

The laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 Denton State Supported Living Center resident total remains at 50 and the DSSLC staff total remains at 43.

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure.

However, some patients can have more severe symptoms, complications, and/or death. Should individuals experience more severe symptoms, DCPH encourages individuals to call their health care provider or emergency department prior to arrival, to limit exposure.

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