Collin County confirms 1 new COVID-19 case in Frisco

Collin County health officials confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 1. (Community Impact staff)
Collin County health officials confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 1. (Community Impact staff)

Collin County health officials confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 1. (Community Impact staff)

Collin County health officials confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 1.

That brings the city's total to 136 confirmed cases, though 106 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 82 are from Collin County, and 54 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials confirmed a total of 41 new cases of COVID-19 on May 1 and the death of an 88-year-old McKinney man at a memory care facility. The county reported he had underlying health conditions and COVID-19 when he became the county's 22nd death.

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

With the new cases, the county's total is now 765 confirmed cases. So far, 509 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and there are currently 234 active cases in the county, officials said.


Denton County Public Health reported May 1 that a woman in her 60s at the Denton Rehabilitation Center died as a result of COVID-19. Her death was the 22nd related to COVID-19 in Denton County.

“As we report the loss of a twenty-second 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 21 cases of coronavirus in Denton County on May 1, bringing the county’s total to 786. Of those, 389 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered, and 375 cases remain active, according to public health officials.
By William C. Wadsack

Editor, Plano

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.