Collin, Denton Counties Report Combined 317 New Cases of COVID-19 Friday, 1 Death

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Health departments in Denton and Collin counties reported a combined 317 new COVID-19 cases Friday along with one new death.

In Collin County, COVID-19 cases climbed to 4,308 with 204 new infections confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Friday.

Since March, Collin County has reported 56 deaths related to the virus. No new deaths were reported Friday.

Over the last seven days, the county has averaged 139 new cases per day, up from 29 per day a month ago.

The DSHS also announced the recovery of 153 people in Collin County, bringing the total number of survivors to 3,440. There are estimated to be 812 known cases remaining in the county.

Denton County Public Health reported 113 new cases of the virus Friday with 108 new recoveries and one new death, that of a man in his 40s who was a resident of Frisco.

“Denton County is reporting the 39th death directly related to COVID-19,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said. “We ask that you keep this individual's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.”

The county is averaging 89 new cases per day over the last seven days and has recorded 39 COVID-19 related deaths since March.

The countywide total for cases stands at 3,810 with 1,430 recoveries. An estimated 2,341 people are still fighting the virus in Denton County.

Denton County is providing free testing through the county health department. For times and locations, visit

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
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