30 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Denton County

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Denton County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Denton County Public Health announced May 27 that an additional 30 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 1,285.

So far, 644 residents have recovered from the virus, 611 cases remain active and 30 residents have died due to coronavirus-related reasons, according to officials.


Fifty-one Flower Mound residents, 14 Highland Village residents and 250 Lewisville residents have been diagnosed with the virus.
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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