Two more Denton County residents die due to coronavirus, bringing death toll to 25

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 May 8 that two more Denton County residents have died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 25.

One of the patients was a female resident of Shady Shores in her 70s while the other was a male in his 60s who was a resident of the Denton State Supported Living Center in Denton, according to officials.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of two deaths today including one at the Denton State Supported Living Center,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads in a statement. “Denton County Public Health began working closely with the Denton State Supported Living Center in March, as soon as the first positive case was identified during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please keep these individuals’ families and friends in your thoughts and prayers.”

Officials also announced that an additional 30 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the total number of cases in Denton County to 902.

So far, 428 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered and 449 cases remain active.


Thirty-nine Flower Mound residents, 11 Highland Village residents and 105 Lewisville residents have been diagnosed with the virus, according to officials.