Collin, Denton counties confirm 2 new COVID-19 cases in Frisco

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Health officials in Collin and Denton counties reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 14, including one in each county.

The new cases bring the city's total to 147 confirmed cases, though 116 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in Frisco, 88 are from Collin County, and 59 are from Denton County.

Denton County Public Health confirmed three deaths related to COVID-19 on May 14 and an additional 27 new cases of coronavirus in the county.

The deaths included a hospitalized Denton man in his 70s, a hospitalized man in his 60s from The Colony and a hospitalized woman in her 70s from unincorporated Denton County. In a county news release, DCPH Director Matt Richardson said the majority of reported deaths in Denton County have not been current residents of long-term care facilities.

“Learning of three deaths today from COVID-19 is beyond words,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in the news release. “We ask that you keep all of these families in your thoughts and prayers. It is extremely important, as businesses reopen and we begin to venture out more often, that we take every precaution possible to keep ourselves, our families, our friends and others whose paths we cross as safe as possible.”


The new cases brought Denton County's total to 1,016 confirmed cases. Of those, 540 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered, and 28 died due to the disease, health officials said. There are 448 active cases in Denton County.

Collin County health officials confirmed 15 new cases of coronavirus on May 14.

With the new cases, the county's total is now 993 confirmed cases. So far, 661 Collin County residents have recovered from the virus, and 30 have died. There are currently 302 active cases in the county, officials said.

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 editor of the Frisco edition 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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