Denton County numbers 6-29

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 70 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. 

This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 2,740 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Included in the 70 new COVID-19 cases reported today are four residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF), bringing the countywide total of LTCF-associated cases to 26. DCPH is also reporting 14 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,138.

DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Denton on Thursday. The testing center will be held at the University of North Texas’ Union Circle Parking Garage at 350 S. Welch Street from 8 a.m. to noon. Eligible community members are those who have had symptoms of COVID-19 within the past seven days, essential employees, individuals 60 years and older, as well as individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. All community members must call to pre-register for testing at 940-349-2585.  


The most updated COVID-19 recommendations for healthy individuals include:

  • Practicing hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette regularly
  • Maintaining physical distance when around others
  • Utilizing masks or face coverings when around others
  • Staying home if you are sick or have recently had close contact to a person with COVID-19


For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, visit  For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, hospital capacity, and ventilator utilization, visit

For additional COVID-19 health and safety recommendations, visit

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