Frisco sees increase in active COVID-19 case average

The average number of active coronavirus cases in Frisco rose by 17 cases this week.

There were 137 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco as of July 1, according to data from the city’s public health dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases. The average number of active cases between June 24 and June 30 in Frisco was 126, according to the city data.

This is trending up from the active case average the week before, which was 109 cases.

Denton County’s active case average has also been on the rise. The average number of active cases was 1,394 between June 24 and June 30, according to estimates from Texas Health & Human Services. The average the week before was 960 active cases.

Collin County, however, saw a slight decrease in the average number of active cases in the last two weeks. Between June 24 and June 30, the average active case count was at 652; while the week before it was 711, per state estimates.

Active cases in the state were more than 78,000 on July 1, according to the state’s public health dashboard.

Frisco’s overall COVID-19 case count July 1 was at 412 cases. Frisco ZIP codes, which fall in Collin and Denton counties, had around 444 cases, with the 75034 and 75035 ZIP codes having the most overall cases.

Collin County’s overall COVID-19 case count is 3,114 and Denton County’s is 2,951 as of July 1.

Collin County reported 130 hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients as of July 1, according to the county’s public health dashboard. Denton County reported 55 hospitalizations.

Both counties saw a slight upward trend in average COVID-19 hospitalizations over the last two weeks.

Between June 24 and June 30, Denton County’s hospitalization average was at 39 and Collin County’s was at 131, per each county’s dashboard. The week before, Denton County had an average of 23 hospitalizations and Collin County an average of 125 hospitalizations.

This trend is in line with the state’s average COVID-19 hospitalizations, which was at 6,904 as of July 1. Trauma service region E, which includes Collin and Denton counties, had 1,411 COVID-19 hospitalizations as of July 1.
By Elizabeth Ucles
Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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