19th Denton County resident dies due to coronavirus; local number of cases rises to 644

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Denton County Public Health announced April 22 that a Denton man in his 60s has died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 19.

“As we report the loss of a nineteenth life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “We know that each life lost to COVID-19 is one too many.”


Officials also announced that an additional 25 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 644.

So far, 263 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have recovered, and 362 cases remain active, according to public health officials.

Twenty-eight Flower Mound residents, nine Highland Village residents and 52 Lewisville residents have tested positive for the virus.