Denton County confirms 2 new COVID-19 cases in Frisco

Health officials in Denton County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in Frisco on May 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Health officials in Denton County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in Frisco on May 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Denton County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in Frisco on May 12. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Denton County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in Frisco on May 12.

The new cases bring the city's total to 144 confirmed cases, though 113 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in Frisco, 87 are from Collin County, and 57 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials confirmed 24 new cases of coronavirus on May 12, though none in Frisco.

With the new cases, the county's total is now 963 confirmed cases. So far, 623 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 29 have died. There are currently 311 active cases in the county, officials said.

Officials also released details on the county's 29th coronavirus-related death, which was reported by Collin County Health Care Services on May 11. The patient was a 77-year-old Plano woman who had COVID-19 and an underlying health condition when she died May 10 at a local hospital, a county news release said.


Denton County Public Health confirmed 22 new COVID-19 cases in the county on May 12.

The new cases brought Denton County's total to 968 confirmed cases. Of those, 523 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered, and 25 died due to the disease, health officials said. There are 420 active cases in Denton County.

Denton County Commissioners Court voted unanimously May 12 to extend its executive order for a disaster declaration due to the coronavirus through June 2. The declaration aligns with Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest guidance.

The new cases in Collin and Denton counties were reported through Frisco's Public Health Awareness dashboard, which provides a graphical representation of coronavirus data for the city. The digital tool also serves as a gateway to dashboards provided by Collin and Denton counties as well as one from Texas Health and Human Services.
By William C. Wadsack
William C. Wadsack is the senior reporter for the Plano and Richardson editions 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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