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Posted on: July 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Four COVID-19 Deaths and 28 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 621 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.  Today’s reported COVID-19 death includes: 

  • A female in her 70s who was a resident of Summertime House in Lewisville
  • A male in his 50s who was a resident of Frisco
  • A female over 80 who was a resident of Brookhaven Nursing and Rehab in Carrollton
  • A male over 80 who was a resident of Carrollton

“DCPH has confirmed an additional four deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County residents,” stated Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “We ask you to please keep these individuals’ families and friends in your thoughts and prayers.”

DCPH also announced 28 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 27 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 77,111 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 42 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 74,977.

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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