30 new cases of coronavirus, three deaths reported in Collin County

Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Collin County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Collin County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Collin County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Collin County health officials reported 30 additional cases of the new coronavirus May 8.

The county also reported the deaths of three people who had tested positive for the virus. An 82-year-old McKinney man and a 92-year-old Plano man, both with underlying health conditions, and a 50-year-old man with a serious underlying health condition brought Collin County's confirmed death count to 27.

The county has 280 active cases of the virus, and has reported 887 total positive cases.

Plano residents make up 263 cases of the total count, as shown on the county’s online dashboard May 8. McKinney residents make up 190 cases of the total.

As of this afternoon, 580 of the county’s total cases have recovered and 21 are hospitalized, while 259 remain in home isolation.


There have been 10,012 negative COVID-19 tests in Collin County. There were 1,417 people being monitored for the virus as of May 8.
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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