DENTON COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — Denton County health officials reported an additional death from the coronavirus Friday, bringing the county’s total to 22.
The patient was a woman in her 60s who was a resident of 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 22 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
Denton County Public Health also announced 21 new cases of COVID-19. increasing the cumulative, countywide total to 786.
Officials also announced 22 newly recovered cases within the county.MORE NEWS: $9,000 In Funeral Reimbursement From FEMA Available For COVID-19 Deaths
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