DATA: ZIP code 75069 reports 60 new cases of COVID-19; active cases in McKinney increase week over week

Collin County has reported 1,031 new COVID-19 cases since July 31. (Community Impact staff)
Collin County has reported 1,031 new COVID-19 cases since July 31. (Community Impact staff)

Collin County has reported 1,031 new COVID-19 cases since July 31. (Community Impact staff)

Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by the city of McKinney, Collin County and the state of Texas through their public dashboards.

The 75069 ZIP code in McKinney reported 60 new COVID-19 cases between July 31-Aug. 7—the most that has been reported in recent weeks in that ZIP code and the greatest number of new confirmed cases in all of McKinney’s primary ZIP codes. That brings the total number of cases in that ZIP code to 435.

Active cases overall in McKinney have been increasing since July.

The ZIP code with the second-highest number of new cases in the past week is 75071, which reported 50 new cases. The 75070 and 75072 ZIP codes reported 30 and 11 new cases between July 31 and Aug. 7, respectively.

In McKinney, there were 132 new cases of the novel coronavirus between July 31-Aug. 7. On Aug. 5 more new cases were reported than had been in several weeks, with 50 cases in one day. This brings the total number of active cases in McKinney to 284, data shows. There have been 1,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McKinney and 843 recovered cases.


In Collin County, there were 1,031 new cases of the novel coronavirus between July 31-Aug. 7. On Aug. 4, more new cases were reported than had been in several weeks, with 318 new cases reported that day. This brings the total number of cases in Collin County to 2,114, according to data. There have been 7,268 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 5,065 cases that have recovered.

Data shows the 20-29 age group in Collin County has had the highest number of total COVID-19 cases, followed by those ages 40-49 and ages 30-39, respectively.

In addition, the data shows seven deaths in Collin County during the past seven days. The total number of deaths since tracking began in March is 89 for Collin County.


Among the key indicators to watch, health experts have said, is the number of hospitalizations. Collin County reported 138 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients were hospitalized as of Aug. 6. That number has generally been declining in recent weeks. Collin County has a hospital bed capacity of 2,702.

Statewide, the number of patients who have tested positive with COVID-19 and are currently hospitalized is 8,455 as of Aug. 5, as compared with 9,595 patients who were hospitalized and had COVID-19 a week ago.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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