24 new cases of coronavirus reported in Collin County

Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)

An additional 24 positive cases of the new coronavirus were reported May 5 by Collin County health officials.

The county has 257 active cases of the virus and has reported 828 total positive cases.

McKinney residents make up 186 cases of the total count, as shown on the county’s online dashboard May 5.

As of this afternoon, 549 of the county’s total cases have recovered, and 24 are hospitalized.

There have been 8,505 negative COVID-19 tests in Collin County, and there are 1,305 people being monitored for the virus as of May 5.


Collin County has had 22 deaths of people who had tested positive for coronavirus.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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