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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 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.

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