Frisco reports 175 active cases of COVID-19

There were 175 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco as of July 8, according to data from the city’s public health dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases, which is the highest number of active cases in Frisco in the last two weeks. (Community Impact staff)
There were 175 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco as of July 8, according to data from the city’s public health dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases, which is the highest number of active cases in Frisco in the last two weeks. (Community Impact staff)

There were 175 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco as of July 8, according to data from the city’s public health dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases, which is the highest number of active cases in Frisco in the last two weeks. (Community Impact staff)

The average number of active coronavirus cases in Frisco rose by 31 cases this week.

There were 175 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco as of July 8, according to data from the city’s public health dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases, which is the highest number of active cases in Frisco in the last two weeks.

The average number of active cases between July 1-7 in Frisco was 156, according to the city data. This is trending up from the active case average the week before, which was 125 cases.

Denton County’s active case average has also been on the rise. The average number of active cases was 1,749 between June 29 and July 5, according to the most recent estimates from Texas Health & Human Services. The average the week before was 1,394 active cases.

Collin County, however, saw a slight decrease in the average number of active cases in the last two weeks. Between June 29 and July 5, the average active case count was at 612; the week before, it was 652, per state estimates.


Active cases in the state were more than 104,000 on July 8, according to the state’s public health dashboard.

Frisco’s overall COVID-19 case count July 8 was at 512 cases. Frisco ZIP codes, which fall in Collin and Denton counties, had around 547 cases, which is 68 case increase from the week before.

As of July 8, Collin County’s overall COVID-19 case count is 3,948, and Denton County’s is 3,582.

Collin County reported 182 hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients as of July 7, according to the county’s public health dashboard, and Denton County reported 72.

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

Between June 30 and July 6, Denton County’s hospitalization average was 53, and Collin County’s was 152, per each county’s dashboard. The week before, Denton County had an average of 39 hospitalizations and Collin County an average of 131 hospitalizations.

The state saw over 9,600 COVID-19 hospitalizations as of July 8. Trauma Service Region E, which includes Collin and Denton counties, had 1,809 COVID-19 hospitalizations.
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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