30th Denton County resident dies due to coronavirus, 17 new cases confirmed

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 22 that a Carrollton woman in her 60s has died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 30.

“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.
By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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