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Posted on: October 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Three COVID-19 Deaths and 126 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced three Denton County community members have died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 130 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.  The deaths reported today include: 

  • A female over 80 who was a resident of Saddle Brook Memory Care in Frisco
  • A female in her 70s who was a resident of Saddle Brook Memory Care in Frisco
  • A male in his 50s who was a resident of Denton

“We ask for your thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of three community members who passed away from COVID-19,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads.  “Please continue following public health recommendations to protect your family, friends, and yourself.”

DCPH also announced 126 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 102 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 16,718 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 65 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 13,657.

DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Bakersfield Park at 1201 Duncan Ln in Flower Mound.  Eligible community members must reside in Denton County, pre-register by calling 940-349-2585, and have not previously tested positive for COVID-19.  Pre-registration is required and appointments are available starting at 8 AM.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges community members 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 the DCPH stats page.  For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, please visit the DCPH COVID-19 testing page.  For additional COVID-19 health and safety recommendations, visit the COVID-19 information page.

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