DENTON COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Denton County Public Health officials have announced their 20th death from the coronavirus Saturday.
The patient was a woman in her 80s who resided at the Denton Rehabilitation Center.READ MORE: 'Verdict Not Justice, It's Accountability': North Texas Leaders React To Derek Chauvin Guilty On All Counts
“As we report the loss of a twentieth 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: North Texas Counties To Transition To Smaller COVID-19 Vaccine Sites
DCPH also announced 22 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, including one additional case in a long-term care facility. There have been nine more recoveries as well.MORE NEWS: $9,000 In Funeral Reimbursement From FEMA Available For COVID-19 Deaths