For the week of Saturday, October 15, through Friday, October 21, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19, 460 recoveries, and three COVID-19 deaths, resulting in 101 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 dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats. 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 dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats 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: