Read the latest Community Impact Newspaper coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Plano recreation department modifies summer activity schedule, will open signups to residents May 16
The city of Plano will begin open registration this month for its summer recreation department activities, which have been modified to protect participants from the new coronavirus.
Here are 4 changes to Richardson's response to COVID-19 residents should know
The COVID-19 crisis is changing daily, prompting city officials to alter ordinances that govern permissible activities during the pandemic. Since council convened two weeks ago, 18 additional cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Richardson. Of the 84 residents who have contracted the virus, eight have died. Here are the latest updates on Richardson’s response to COVID-19.
2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in 75070 ZIP code in McKinney
An additional 15 new cases of the coronavirus were reported May 4 by Collin County health officials.
The county has 249 active cases of the virus of the 804 total confirmed cases. McKinney makes up 180 of those cases, with three new cases reported in the city May 4. A total of 14 McKinney residents with COVID-19 have died, and 22 people countywide have died, health officials reported.
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 4.
That brings the city's total to 137 confirmed cases, though 107 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in the city, 83 are from Collin County, and 54 are from Denton County.
Collin County to transition all COVID-19 case management, reporting to the state
Reporting of COVID-19 cases by Collin County may come to a halt in the next few weeks as the state transitions to handling all public health contacts related to the virus for Texas counties.
The state entered the consulting contract with a vendor last week, Collin County Administrator Bill Bilyeu said to county commissioners at a May 4 meeting, and could begin handling all cases and contact verifications as early as May 6.
Daniel Houston, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack and Elizabeth Ucles contributed to this report.