An 83-year-old Plano woman with underlying health conditions and COVID-19 died Tuesday night, becoming the 20th person with the new coronavirus to die in Collin County, health officials say.
The woman, who died at Medical City Plano, tested positive for the new coronavirus on April 21, according to Collin County Health Care Services.
"It is always sad to learn of the death of another member of our Collin County community," Collin County Judge Chris Hill said. "We extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends."
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Collin County also reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the countywide total to 710.
Health officials reported 10 additional recoveries from the new coronavirus, bringing that total in 473 in Collin County.
Tracking COVID-19 Cases in North Texas Counties
NBC 5 is tracking the number of COVID-19 related cases, recoveries and deaths in North Texas counties. Choose a county and click on a city or town to see how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting your area.
Cases are cumulative by day and are subject to change, dependent on each county health department's reporting schedule and methodology. Data may be reported county-wide, by city or town, or not at all. Cases, recoveries and death counts in 'unspecified' categories are used as placeholders and reassigned by their respective counties at a later date.
Data: County Health Departments, NBC 5 Staff