Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 1,774 new COVID-19 cases, of which 1,769 are active cases. This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 168,469 COVID-19 cases. DCPH also reported 171 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 112,984. Beginning today, daily COVID-19 press releases will include positive at-home antigen cases that have been verified by DCPH. Today’s initial report includes 265 at-home antigen cases.
To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges community members to:
- Get vaccinated and boosted when eligible
- Wear well-fitting masks in public indoor settings
- Test five days after exposure or if you have symptoms of COVID-19
- Isolate, quarantine, and wear a mask when recommended
For local COVID-19 vaccine information, including booster and third doses, 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. For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, please visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19testing. For additional information regarding omicron variant, visit CDC's omicron website. For guidance on isolation and quarantine, read CDC's updated guidance.