Collin County reports 1 new COVID-19 case in Frisco

Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 28. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 28. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 28. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 28.

The city has had eight new cases reported since May 24, which was the most recent day with no new cases reported in Frisco.

Data released by the city shows the number of active cases of COVID-19 as of May 28 was 38. That is the most active cases the city has had in May.

No new recoveries were reported in Frisco May 28, but a total of 130 city residents have recovered from COVID-19. Of the 169 total cases that have been reported in Frisco, 101 are from Collin County, and 68 are from Denton County.

Collin County health officials reported 19 new cases of coronavirus on May 28.


The new cases bring the county’s total to 1,236 cases, though only 311 cases remain active as of May 28. That is a more than 32% increase in active cases since May 1, when Collin County had 234.

Of the total confirmed cases in Collin County, 892 residents have recovered from the virus, and 33 have died. There are currently 21 residents hospitalized with coronavirus, officials said.

Denton County Public Health confirmed 33 new cases of coronavirus on May 28.

The new cases brought Denton County's total to 1,318 confirmed cases as of May 28, though there were just 621 active cases. That represents a more than 65% increase in active cases since May 1, when Denton County had 375.

As of May 28, the county has had 667 residents diagnosed with the virus who have since recovered, and 30 who have died, health officials said.

Officials said Denton County is at 53% of its total hospital capacity with 479 beds occupied with coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients and 424 available. The county ICU is 39.5% occupied, officials said, as 62 beds are full and 95 are available. However, just 13.6% of the county’s available ventilators are in use, with 89 available.

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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