Denton, Collin Counties Report 189 New Cases of COVID-19 Monday

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Health departments in Denton and Collin counties reported a combined 189 new COVID-19 cases Monday.

Collin County Public Health confirmed 119 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, bringing the county's total number of infections to 2,882. Over the last seven days, the county has averaged 82 new cases per day.

Since March, Collin County has reported 42 deaths related to the virus.

They also announced the recovery of 51 people, bringing the total number of survivors to 2,147. There are estimated to be 693 known cases remaining in the county.

Denton County Public Health reported 70 new cases of the virus Monday with 14 new recoveries and no new deaths.

The county has recorded 37 COVID-19 related deaths in the county since March.

The countywide total for cases stands at 2,740 with 1,138 recoveries. An estimated 1,565 known people are still fighting the virus in Denton County.

DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Denton on Tuesday, June 30 and Thursday, July 2 at the University of North Texas’ Union Circle Parking Garage at 350 S. Welch Street from 8 a.m until noon both days. Eligible community members are those who have had symptoms of COVID-19 within the past seven days, essential employees, individuals 60 years and older, as well as individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. All community members must call to pre-register for testing at 940-349-2585.

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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