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Posted on: August 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Denton County Weekly COVID-19 Update

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

For the week of Saturday, August 20, through Friday, August 26, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) confirmed 1,744 new cases of COVID-19, 1,991 recoveries, and three COVID-19 deaths, resulting in 259 fewer active cases. 

Denton County is at a low COVID-19 community level, based on new COVID-19 hospital admissions, existing inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients, and new COVID-19 case rates in Denton County,  with data available at DCPH also provides daily COVID-19 updates, including detailed data for cases, recoveries, and jurisdictions online. 

COVID-19 deaths can be reported several days to several months after the date of death, due to various reporting agencies and medical records review. Please visit for an in-depth chart displaying dates of death and date of DCPH report.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges community members to:

  • Get vaccinated and boosted when eligible
  • Test five days after exposure or if you have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Isolate, quarantine, and wear a mask when recommended

Additional COVID-19 information is available at the following websites: 


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