Officials said the man died July 6 in a local hospital. The Frisco man was one of six deaths in Collin County reported on Wednesday. No further information was released about the patients.
“It’s sad to hear about the loss of another member of our Frisco community,” Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney said in a statement. “We ask everyone to keep this man’s family and friends in your prayers. We also ask you to continue to help stop the spread of the virus throughout Frisco by wearing masks, social distancing and washing your hands often.”
This is the fifth confirmed death of a patient with COVID-19 in Frisco since the coronavirus pandemic began in March. The first death announced April 4 was a 67-year-old Frisco woman with underlying health complications. The second announced June 3 was an 89-year-old Frisco man with underlying health conditions. The third death reported on July 10 was a Frisco man in his 40s. The fourth announced on July 20 was also a Frisco man in his 40s.
A news release from Collin County said these latest deaths due to COVID-19 bring the county's total deaths to 72.
The city reported 15 new coronavirus cases in Frisco on July 22, bringing the city's total since March to 715, according to the city's public health awareness dashboard.