Denton County confirms 1 new COVID-19 case in Frisco

Health officials in Denton County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 13. (Community Impact staff)
Health officials in Denton County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 13. (Community Impact staff)

Health officials in Denton County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 13. (Community Impact staff)

Health officials in Denton County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 13.

The new case brings the city's total to 145 confirmed cases, though 113 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in Frisco, 87 are from Collin County, and 58 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials confirmed the death of a 71-year-old Plano man on May 13 and 15 new cases of coronavirus, though none in Frisco. Collin County Health Care Services said the Plano man had COVID-19 and an underlying health condition when he died May 13 at a Plano hospital.

With the new cases, the county's total is now 978 confirmed cases. So far, 638 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 30 have died. There are currently 310 active cases in the county, officials said.

Denton County Public Health confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases in the county on May 13.


The new cases brought Denton County's total to 989 confirmed cases. Of those, 534 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered, and 25 died due to the disease, health officials said. There are 430 active cases in Denton County.

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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