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  • Friday saw biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

    Denton County Public Health (DCPH) on Friday announced 152 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 3,184 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also reporting 19 newly-recovered case...

  • Denton County Sheriff won’t enforce mask mandate

    Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree said Thursday that the sheriff's office will not enforce the new mask mandate issued by Gov. Greg Abbott. The Governor issued the executive order Thursday afternoon mandating people cover their nose and mouth in p...

  • 81 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Denton County

    Denton County Public Health announced 81 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Denton County, as well as 26 new recoveries. There are now 1,805 active cases in the county and 1,190 total recoveries. The death toll remains at 37. To minimize spread of COV...

  • Abbott issues mask mandate

    As new coronavirus cases surge in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a mask mandate Thursday that will require nearly all Texans, including all in Denton County and around the Metroplex, to wear a face covering in public. The order applies to all Texas c...

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