Collin County reports 28 additional cases of coronavirus

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Collin County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Collin County. (Community Impact staff)

An additional 28 positive cases of coronavirus were reported by Collin County health officials May 21.

There have been 1,118 total confirmed cases in the county, 754 of whom have recovered.

The current number of active cases is 333, according to the report. Of the active cases, 16 are hospitalized, and 317 remain in home isolation.

The cities of Plano and McKinney have the two highest numbers of cases in Collin County. Plano residents account for 342 cases of the total, while McKinney has 228.

More than half of both cities' cases have recovered, with 230 recoveries in Plano and 142 in McKinney.


Ten cases are hospitalized in Plano, and two are hospitalized in McKinney.

There have been 14,945 negative COVID-19 tests in Collin County, and there are 1,910 people being monitored for the virus as of May 21.

There have been 31 deaths of a person who tested positive for the virus in Collin County, with eight Plano deaths and 17 McKinney deaths.

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