Collin County confirms 4 new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco

Collin County health officials confirmed four new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 24. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Photo)
Collin County health officials confirmed four new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 24. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Photo)

Collin County health officials confirmed four new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 24. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Photo)

Collin County health officials confirmed four new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on April 24.

That brings the city's total to 130 confirmed cases, with 96 Frisco residents having recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 79 are from Collin County, and 51 are from Denton County.

Health officials in Collin County reported the deaths of two McKinney women with underlying health conditions and COVID-19 on April 24. An 85-year-old woman died Thursday evening, and a 95-year-old woman died early Friday morning at the same facility.

"Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with these ladies' families and friends," Collin County Judge Chris Hill said in a statement. "All of us at Collin County are saddened at the report of these COVID-19 deaths within our community."

County health officials also confirmed a total of 30 new cases of COVID-19 on April 24. With the new cases, the county has 639 confirmed cases. So far, 446 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 16 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 177 active cases in the county.


Denton County Public Health announced April 24 that an additional 19 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total to 680. Of those, 328 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered, 333 cases remain active and 19 residents have died due to coronavirus-related reasons, according to public health officials.

Also on April 24, Collin County Judge Chris Hill issued an executive order allowing for public access to county government offices beginning May 1. This will open county government offices for unscheduled, in-person visits. The order does not include the court system.

Other measures such as masks, sneeze guards and limits on how many people can be in one office at the same time will be put into place to reduce the spread of the virus, a county release stated.

Those who have underlying health conditions or are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 are encouraged to stay home and contact the county through email, phone or online, the release said.

Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.
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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