Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced Friday one additional Denton County community member has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 30 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County. 

The death reported today was a previously reported hospitalized female in her 60s who was a resident of Carrollton. 

“Please include, in your thoughts and prayers, the family of the individual who has passed as a result of COVID-19,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads.  “As we continue to report additional deaths and cases connected to COVID-19, we also report recoveries as well.”

“We hope those who have recovered from COVID-19 will consider donating plasma to help those suffering with severe COVID-19 complications.  You can contact Carter BloodCare to donate at 1-800-366-2834.”

DCPH is also announcing 17 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 1,205 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also announcing 5 newly recovered COVID-19 cases within the county.

For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, please visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19testing.  For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, hospital capacity, and ventilator utilization, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats.  For COVID-19 health and safety information, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19.

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