DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The city of Denton announced an additional resident has died from the coronavirus, bringing the total to 18 deaths due to COVID-19 in the county.
The man who died was from Lewisville and in his 60s. He was previously reported hospitalized, and a local transmission COVID-19 case.READ MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
“As we report the loss of an eighteenth life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “We know that each life lost to COVID-19 is one too many.”READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
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