Latest in Frisco: Denton County confirms three new coronavirus cases in Frisco

Health officials in Denton County confirmed three new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Health officials in Denton County confirmed three new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Denton County confirmed three new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Denton County Public Health announced April 17 that an additional 21 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed locally. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
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Health officials in Collin and Denton counties confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 16. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Editor's note: This is an evolving story. New updates will be posted as they become available.

Updated at 5:33 p.m. April 18


Health officials in Denton County confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 18.

That brings the city's total number of cases to 116, though 72 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 68 are from Collin County, and 48 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials reported the death of an 82-year-old McKinney woman, who had COVID-19 and underlying health conditions, on April 18. The death brought the county's coronavirus-related death total to 13.


"All of us at Collin County are saddened at the report of a COVID-19 death within our community," Collin County Judge Chris Hill said in a news release. "To her family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."

Health officials also confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Collin County on April 18. That brings the county total to 522 confirmed cases. So far, 322 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and there are currently 187 active cases in the county, according to health officials.

Denton County Public Health announced April 18 that a Carrollton man in his 70s died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s coronavirus-related death toll to 16.

“As we report the loss of a sixteenth life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, we hope everyone will take a moment to keep our fellow residents affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “The seriousness of taking precautions cannot be overstated. With community spread endemic in our county, we must take the necessary steps to ensure we do not contribute to the problem.”

Health officials confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County on April 18.

The new cases bring the county's total to 592 confirmed cases, though 248 residents have recovered. There are currently 328 active cases in the county.

Updated at 5:59 p.m. April 17

Denton County Public Health announced April 17 that an additional 21 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 585.

So far, 244 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered, 326 cases remain active and 15 residents have died due to coronavirus-related reasons, according to public health officials.

Updated at 5:11 p.m. April 16

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 16, including two in Denton County and three in Collin County.

That brings the city's total number of cases to 111, though 66 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 68 are from Collin County, and 43 are from Denton County.

In total, Collin County health officials confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 on April 16. Health officials also announced the county's eleventh COVID-19 related death, a 93-year-old McKinney woman with underlying health conditions.

In total, Collin County has
505 confirmed cases. So far, 304 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 11 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 190 active cases in the county.

Denton County Public Health announced April 16 that a Flower Mound resident in his 60s died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s coronavirus-related death toll to 15.

“As we report the loss of a 15th life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, we hope everyone will take a moment to keep our fellow residents affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “The seriousness of taking precautions cannot be overstated. With community spread endemic in our county, we must take the necessary steps to ensure we do not contribute to the problem.”

Denton County health officials confirmed 17 new cases of COVID-19 on April 16.

The new cases bring Denton County's total to 564 confirmed cases. Of those, 214 residents have recovered, and there are currently 335 active cases in the county.

Updated at 6:14 p.m. April 15

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 15, including three in Denton County and one in Collin County.

That brings the city's total number of cases to 106, though 64 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 65 are from Collin County, and 41 are from Denton County.

In total, Collin County health officials confirmed 25 new cases of COVID-19 on April 15. That brings the county total to 494 confirmed cases. So far, 284 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 10 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 200 active cases in the county.

In Denton County, health officials confirmed 26 new cases of COVID-19 on April 15.

The new cases bring Denton County's total to 547 confirmed cases. Of those, 207 residents have recovered and 14 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 326 active cases in the county.

Updated at 5:44 p.m. April 14

Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 14.

Of the city's 103 confirmed cases, 63 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 65 are from Collin County, and 38 are from Denton County.

Denton County Public Health announced April 14 that another Denton County resident died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 14.

The patient, a man who was older than 80 years old, was a resident of Denton Rehabilitation Center, according to public health officials.

Officials also announced that 14 additional Denton County cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, though none were from Frisco.

That brings the county total to 521 confirmed cases. So far, 189 Denton County residents have recovered from the virus, according to health officials. There are currently 318 active cases in the county.

Denton County Commissioners Court voted April 14 to amend the county’s stay-at-home executive order, which is in effect through April 30, to allow golfers on golf courses under certain guidelines.

In Collin County, health officials confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on April 14. That brings the county total to 477 confirmed cases. So far, 277 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 10 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 190 active cases in the county.

Updated at 5:29 p.m. April 13

Health officials in Denton County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 13.

Of the city's 102 confirmed cases, 61 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 64 are from Collin County, and 38 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials announced 19 additional confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in an April 13 release. Of those, none were Frisco residents.

There have now been 472 total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Collin County, and there are 203 current, or active, cases as of April 13, the release said.

Two deaths, one in Wylie and one in McKinney, were reported to Collin County health officials April 13.
In Denton County, health officials confirmed a total of 25 new cases of COVID-19 on April 13.

The new cases bring Denton County's total to 507 confirmed cases. Of those, 182 residents have recovered, and 13 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 312 active cases in the county.

Updated at 5:29 p.m. April 12

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties confirmed six recoveries and no new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 12.

Of the city's 101 confirmed cases, 55 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 64 are from Collin County, and 37 are from Denton County.

In total, Collin County health officials confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 on April 12. That brings the county total to 453 confirmed cases. So far, 254 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and eight have died, according to health officials. There are currently 191 active cases in the county.
In Denton County, health officials confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on April 12.

The new cases bring Denton County's total to 482 confirmed cases. Of those, 131 residents have recovered and 13 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 338 active cases in the county.

Coronavirus updates from before April 12 can be found at this link• • • • .
By William C. Wadsack
William C. Wadsack is editor of the Frisco edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana before joining Community Impact Newspaper in 2019.


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