Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced two additional Denton County community members have died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 51 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County. The deaths reported today include a female in her 70s who was a resident of Lewisville and a female in her 70s who was a resident of Corinth Rehabilitation Suites in Corinth.
“Please keep these two individuals’ families and friends in your thoughts and prayers,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads.
“Wearing masks, physically distancing, and washing hands frequently are paramount to us slowing the spread of COVID-19 within Denton County.”
DCPH also announced 87 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 6,208 confirmed COVID-19 cases. DCPH also reported 52 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 3,361.
To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges all community members to:
- Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household
- Wear masks or face coverings, which should cover both the nose and mouth, in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household
- Wash and/or sanitize hands frequently
- Stay home if you are symptomatic, have recently had close contact to a person with COVID-19, or have pending COVID-19 lab results
For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, weekly testing totals, and cases reported by day, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats. For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19testing. For additional COVID-19 health and safety recommendations, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19.