32nd Denton County resident dies due to coronavirus as 26 new cases are 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 June 1 that a Denton woman in her fifties has died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total coronavirus-related deaths to 32.

“Let us all keep this person’s family in our thoughts and prayers,” Denton County Judge Andy Eads said in a statement. “We ask that you continue practicing the suggested safety protocols. COVID-19 has not gone away and community transmission is still occurring across our county.”

Over the weekend, Denton County Public Health also reported that a Carrollton man in his 80s died as a result of the disease, marking the county’s 31st coronavirus-related death.

Twenty-six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 1,398, according to officials.

So far, 679 residents have recovered from the virus, 687 cases remain active, according to Denton County Public Health.


Fifty-four Flower Mound residents, 15 Highland Village residents and 280 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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