Collin County Reports 5th Death in Person With COVID-19

The county reported 35 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the countywide total to 378

An 80-year-old McKinney woman who tested positive for coronavirus died Wednesday of a serious underlying medical condition, health officials in Collin County say.

While her death was attributed to the underlying condition, she tested positive for COVID-19 on April 1, according to Collin County Health Care Services.

"We extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends," said Collin County Judge Chris Hill. "It is always painful to lose a loved one."

The county also reported 35 additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, 11 of which are in Allen. There are eight new cases in McKinney, seven in Plano, three each in Allen and Dallas and one each in Murphy and Prosper.

Through Tuesday, Collin County had 343 reported cases of coronavirus.

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