17 additional cases of coronavirus reported by Collin County

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Collin County. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
Here is the latest coronavirus update from Collin County. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Collin County. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

Collin County health officials reported 17 new positive cases of coronavirus May 20, including five in Plano.

The county now has 319 active cases, and there have been 1,090 total cases reported.

The number of recovered cases went up by 12 since the day before, totaling 740 as of May 20. Of the active cases, 11 are hospitalized and 308 remain in home isolation.

Plano has 97 active cases among its residents, with 332 total Collin County cases reported since early March. Officials report 226 residents have recovered, while seven are hospitalized.

Including four previously reported cases in Denton County, the total number of cases in Plano is 336.


There have been 14,685 negative COVID-19 tests in Collin County, and there are 1,854 people being monitored for the virus, according to the county.

The county has reported 31 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died, including eight from Plano.

A dashboard with daily updates is available from the Collin County Health Care Services. Case reporting will soon be turned over to the Texas Department of State Health Services, which also publishes a dashboard on coronavirus cases.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include information from the city of Plano's daily case updates.
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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