5 of the latest coronavirus updates from the DFW area

Plano ISD trustees on March 15 agreed to continue paying district employees as schools close in response to new coronavirus outbreaks across the country. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano ISD trustees on March 15 agreed to continue paying district employees as schools close in response to new coronavirus outbreaks across the country. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

Plano ISD trustees on March 15 agreed to continue paying district employees as schools close in response to new coronavirus outbreaks across the country. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

Catch up on some of the latest coronavirus-related developments in the Dallas-Fort Worth area below.

Latest in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake: Tarrant County reports increase in cases

Editor Miranda Jaimes is reporting on daily coronavirus updates in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake this week. On April 6, Tarrant County Public Health announced 452 cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far.

Plano ISD to consider canceling comprehensive exams, adopting new grading rules during coronavirus closures

As Plano ISD students begin their third week of online instruction, the board of trustees will meet via videoconference at 7 p.m. April 7 to vote on guidelines for comprehensive exams and grading.



Latest in Richardson: Collin County commissioners vote to extend stay at home order by one week

Editor Olivia Lueckemeyer is updating this story daily with Richardson coronavirus news. On April 6, Collin County commissioners extended the stay-at-home order, and the county judge rescinded an order deeming all businesses as essential to comply with the governor’s statewide mandate.

Latest in McKinney: Collin County extends executive order; coronavirus count rises

Follow live updates in McKinney from Reporter Liesbeth Powers, with data on Collin County coronavirus cases broken down by age and gender.

City of Keller explains social distancing guidelines

In Keller, city officials have provided more detailed guidelines, including “A Texan’s Guide to Social Distancing,” to help residents understand Tarrant County’s “Stay Home, Work Safe” order.

Miranda Jaimes, Daniel Houston, Olive Lueckemeyer, Liesbeth Powers and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.