Frisco sees 154 new cases of COVID-19, 49 recoveries in the last week

Between Aug. 6-12, Frisco added 154 new cases of the virus and saw 49 recoveries, according to city data. As of Aug. 12, there were 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco. (Community Impact staff)
Between Aug. 6-12, Frisco added 154 new cases of the virus and saw 49 recoveries, according to city data. As of Aug. 12, there were 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco. (Community Impact staff)

Between Aug. 6-12, Frisco added 154 new cases of the virus and saw 49 recoveries, according to city data. As of Aug. 12, there were 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco. (Community Impact staff)

Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by the city of Frisco, Collin and Denton counties and the state of Texas through their public dashboards and websites.

Frisco saw its highest number of new cases of the coronavirus in one day this past week.

The city reported 37 new cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 7. Before this, the highest number of new cases in one day was 28 on Aug. 4.

Between Aug. 6-12, Frisco added 154 new cases of the virus and saw 49 recoveries, according to city data. As of Aug. 12, there were 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco.

Among the ZIP codes in Frisco, the 75035 ZIP code had the greatest increase, 73 confirmed cases, between Aug. 6-12. That brings the total number of cases in that ZIP code since early March to 377.

The ZIP code with the second-highest number of added cases in the past week is 75034, which reported 48 additional cases between Aug. 6-12. The total for 75034 is 319 cases.


The 75033 ZIP code added 29 cases between Aug. 6-12, and the 75036 ZIP code added seven cases.

Data shows the 20-29 age group in both Collin and Denton counties has had the highest number of total COVID-19 cases, but the age group is closely followed by those ages 30-39 and ages 40-49.


In addition, the data shows eight deaths in Collin County and 16 in Denton County in the past seven days. The total number of deaths since tracking began in March is 93 for Collin County and 73 for Denton County.

Among the key indicators being watched by experts is the number of hospitalizations. Collin County reported 147 COVID-19 patients hospitalized as of Aug. 11, and Denton County reported 50 as of Aug. 12. That number has generally fluctuated in both counties in recent days but has decreased in both counties since July 30.

Collin County has a hospital bed capacity of 2,702. Denton County is reporting 304 available hospital beds out of 848 total, 28 available intensive care unit beds out of 95 and 189 available ventilators out of 273 total as of Aug. 12.

Statewide, the number of patients who have tested positive with COVID-19 and are currently hospitalized is 7,028 as of Aug. 12. That compares with 8,455 patients who were hospitalized and had COVID-19 a week ago.
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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