Collin, Denton counties report 31 new COVID-19 cases, none in Frisco

Local health officials reported a total of 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin and Denton counties on April 30, but none in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Local health officials reported a total of 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin and Denton counties on April 30, but none in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Local health officials reported a total of 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin and Denton counties on April 30, but none in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include information on Collin County's latest death connected with the coronavirus.

Local health officials reported a total of 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin and Denton counties on April 30, but none were in Frisco.

The city's total remains at 135 confirmed cases, with 102 Frisco residents having recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 81 are from Collin County, and 54 are from Denton County.

Denton County Public Health reported April 30 that a male patient of Denton Rehabilitation Center in his 80s died as a result of COVID-19. His death was the 21st related to COVID-19 in Denton County.

“As we report the loss of a twenty-first life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “We know that each life lost to COVID19 is one too many.”


Health officials also confirmed an additional 17 cases of coronavirus in Denton County on April 30, bringing the county’s total to 765. Of those, 367 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered and 365 cases remain active, according to public health officials.

Collin County health officials confirmed a total of 14 new cases of COVID-19 on April 30. An 84-year-old McKinney man with underlying health issues who tested positive for COVID-19 became the county's 21st death, the county reported on April 30.

With the new cases, the county's total is now 724 confirmed cases. So far, 496 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 21 have died, according to health officials. There are currently 208 active cases in the county.

By William C. Wadsack

Senior Reporter, Plano/Richardson

William joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2019. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana.



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