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Posted on: September 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 69 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 69 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 60 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 10,916 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 77 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 9,229.

DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in The Colony on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  Pre-registration is required and appointments are available starting at 8 AM.  The testing center will be held at Hawaiian Falls at 4400 Paige Road.  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.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH asks all community members to continue to:

•    Maintain at least six 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 with a person with COVID-19, or have pending COVID-19 lab results

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

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