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Posted on: February 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 1,774 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

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  For additional information regarding omicron variant, visit CDC's omicron website.  For guidance on isolation and quarantine, read CDC's updated guidance.

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