“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.