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Posted on: May 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Four COVID-19 Deaths and 26 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced four Denton County community members died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 590 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.  Today’s reported COVID-19 deaths include: 

  • A female in her 70s who was a resident of Flower Mound
  • A male in his 70s who was a resident of Lewisville
  • A male in his 70s who was a resident of Bartonville 
  • A female over 80 who was a resident of Lewisville

“Today, we have confirmed four additional COVID-19 deaths of Denton County community members,” stated Denton County Judge Andy Eads.  “Please keep the families and friends of these four individuals in your thoughts and prayers.”

DCPH also announced 26 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 24 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 76,046 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 105 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 72,809.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH asks unvaccinated 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 are awaiting COVID-19 test results
  • If you are 12 years old or over, get your COVID-19 vaccine

For local COVID-19 vaccine information or to join DCPH’s Vaccine Interest Portal Waitlist, visit DCPH's COVID-19 vaccine page.   For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, hospital capacity, and ventilator utilization, visit the DCPH stats page.  

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