Local coronavirus update — May 6

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Photo courtesy of the town of Flower Mound

The coronavirus pandemic has created a great deal of rapidly-changing news created by people, 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, May 6, with links for more information.

Unemployment claims by Denton County residents are still coming in by the thousands.

Local unemployment continues to climb by the thousands

Denton County Public Health will host its second drive-thru coronavirus testing center Friday in Lewisville. You must pre-register, and you must meet certain requirements to be eligible.

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing coming to Lewisville

14 new COVID-19 cases and 10 recoveries were confirmed among Denton County residents.

14 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Denton County

LISD is now giving kids free meals for the weekend, in addition to weekdays.

Lewisville ISD now offering free weekend meals, too

A Flower Mound woman sewed 500 face masks for area essential workers.

Mask-making becomes a family affair

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, uncertainty of when large gatherings will be permitted and major budgetary concerns, the city of Lewisville is cancelling all city-sponsored public events through late September.

Lewisville cancels all public events through late September

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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