Local coronavirus update — April 22

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Photo courtesy of the Highland Village Police Department

The coronavirus pandemic has created a great deal of rapidly-changing news created by governments, schools, businesses and nonprofits that serve the southern Denton County area. In case you missed any of our news stories from earlier in the day, here are the most important coronavirus news items from southern Denton County on Wednesday, April 22, with links for more information.

Denton County Public Health reported one death, 25 new cases and five recoveries in the county. One of the new cases is at Denton County Jail.

Denton man dies from COVID-19, bringing countywide total to 19

More than 8,200 Denton County residents submitted unemployment claims in the week ending April 11, bringing the countywide total to 34,381 in a four-week span.

Another 8,200 Denton County residents file for unemployment

The city of Denton and the United Way of Denton County launched an expansion of the United Way Information and Referral program to provide more resources to residents and businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Denton, United Way launch expansion of COVID-19 resources

For our other coronavirus-related news stories on other days, click here.

For more information about the coronavirus, how it spreads and what to do if you develop symptoms, click here.

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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