Officials in Denton County on Tuesday reported 127 new cases of COVID-19, while the Texas Department of State Health Services added 98 to the total in Collin County.
Denton County also reported four new deaths on Tuesday including A male in his 70s who lived in unincorporated Denton County, a female over 80 from Denton, a female in her 50s from Dallas and a female over 80 from Carrollton.
Denton County Public Health also reported 103 new recoveries from COVID-19. The county has totaled 10,766 cases of the coronavirus, 9,001 recoveries and 105 deaths.
Denton County Public Health is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Denton on Friday at the University of North Texas' Discovery Park at 3940 N. Elm Street. Pre-registration is required and appointments are available starting at 8 a.m.
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.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported an additional 98 cases of COVID-19 in Collin County Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 11,632.
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To date, according to DSHS data provided to the county, Collin County has 10,836 estimated recoveries through Tuesday and 118 deaths attributed to the virus since March.