Denton County confirms 26 new COVID-19 cases on May 5

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Denton County Public Health confirmed 26 new cases of COVID-19 on May 5, including seven in Lewisville and one new case in Highland Village.

With the new cases, Lewisville has had 83 residents test positive for the virus, Highland Village has had 11, and 35 residents have been confirmed in Flower Mound.


The 26 new cases in Denton County brought its total to 832 confirmed cases. Of those, 396 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered, and 22 died due to the disease, health officials said. There are 414 active cases in Denton County.
By William C. Wadsack

Editor, Plano

William joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2019. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana.