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Denton County Public Health announced Friday that one additional Denton County community member has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 30 deaths.

The death reported Friday was a previously reported hospitalized woman in her 60s from Carrollton, according to DCPH.

“Please include, in your thoughts and prayers, the family of the individual who has passed as a result of COVID-19,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads.  “As we continue to report additional deaths and cases connected to COVID-19, we also report recoveries as well.”

Eads also encouraged everyone who has recovered from COVID-19 to consider donating plasma, which could help with the treatment of current patients. Contact Carter BloodCare at 1-800-366-2834.

DCPH also announced Friday 17 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, as well as five new recoveries. There are now 560 active cases and 615 recoveries in the county.

For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, visit For additional COVID-19 data, including active case information by municipality, hospital capacity and ventilator utilization, visit For COVID-19 health and safety information, visit

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

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