McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Denton County Public Health on Friday announced two additional Denton County residents have died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 25 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.
One patient, a woman in her 70s from Shady Shores was a previously reported hospitalized COVID-19 case in Denton County.READ MORE: ERCOT Shuts Down Wholesale Electricity Provider Griddy In Texas
The other patient, a man in his 60s who lived at Denton State Supported Living Center, was a previously reported hospitalized COVID-19 case in Denton County.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of two deaths today including one at the Denton State Supported Living Center,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “Denton County Public Health began working closely with the Denton State Supported Living Center in March, as soon as the first positive case was identified during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please keep these individuals’ families and friends in your thoughts and prayers.”
DCPH is also announcing 30 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.READ MORE: Texas Lawmakers Call On Public Utility Commission Chair To Resign
This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 902 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
DCPH also announced seven newly recovered COVID-19 cases within the county.
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