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Posted on: January 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 459 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 459 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 447 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 46,272 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 325 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 32,098.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges all 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 local COVID-19 vaccine information, visit DCPH's COVID-19 vaccine page.

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