Frisco has had 16 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 there were 44 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco throughout the weekend. That was the most active cases the city had in May.
The new cases bring the city's total to 177 confirmed cases, though 132 Frisco residents have recovered. Of the total cases in Frisco, 107 are from Collin County, and 70 are from Denton County.
Denton County Public Health reported the death of a Carrollton man in his 80s as a result of COVID-19 and 44 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend.
The patient, who was previously reported as hospitalized, was the 31st death in the county.
“Your thoughts and prayers for the family of this individual are most appreciated,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “The tragic loss of life during this COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of our ongoing need to follow safety protocols as we go about our daily lives.”
The county's new cases included 28 on May 30 and 16 on May 31. That brought Denton County's total to 1,373 confirmed cases as of May 31, though there were just 665 active cases. That represents a more than 77% increase in active cases since May 1, when Denton County had 375.
As of May 31, the county has had 677 residents who were diagnosed with the virus who have since recovered, health officials said.
Officials said Denton County was at 49.2% of its total hospital capacity as of May 31 with 492 beds occupied with coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients and 509 available. The county ICU is 37.3% occupied, officials said, as 60 beds are full and 101 are available. However, just 18.7% of the county’s available ventilators are in use, with 87 available.
Collin County health officials confirmed 34 new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, including 19 on May 30 and 15 on May 31.
The new cases bring the county’s total cases to 1,312, though only 356 cases remain active as of May 31. That is a more than 52% increase in active cases since May 1, when Collin County had 234.
Of the total confirmed cases in Collin County, 922 residents have recovered from the virus, and 34 have died. There were 16 residents hospitalized with coronavirus as of May 31, 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.