A 90-year-old McKinney man is the 7th person to die in Collin County after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Health officials also confirmed there are 19 additional people in the county that have now tested positive for the infection.
According to Collin County Health Care Services, the man died Friday morning and, in addition to the COVID-19 infection, had underlying health conditions.
“All of us at Collin County are saddened at the report of the seventh COVID-19 death within our community,” said Collin County Judge Chris Hill. “To his family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
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County officials said there were 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 425 total cases. County officials said 194 people have recovered from the infection giving them a total of 201 active cases.
On Thursday, Collin County HCS confirmed 30 additional infections for a total of 406 cases as well as the death of a 53 year old Dallas man, the county's six death.
*Map locations are approximate, central locations for the city and are not meant to indicate where actual infected people live.
**County totals below include all 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.