“Please include, in your thoughts and prayers, the family of the individual who has passed as a result of COVID-19,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads in a statement. “As we continue to report additional deaths and cases connected to COVID-19, we also report recoveries as well.”
Officials also announced that an additional 17 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total to 1,205 cases.
So far, 615 residents who were diagnosed with the virus have since recovered and 560 cases remain active.
Forty-seven Flower Mound residents, 14 Highland Village residents and 219 Lewisville residents have tested positive for the virus, according to officials.