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 cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,209.

“Today we are reporting our highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day,” stated Dr. Matt Richardson, Director of DCPH in a press release.  “Although the holiday weekend is upon us, we ask you to limit contact with individuals outside your household, wear a mask, and stay physically distant.”

 

For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, hospital capacity, and ventilator utilization, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats.

For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19testing.

For additional COVID-19 health and safety recommendations, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette is a locally-owned and operated regional newspaper and website covering community news and people in southern Denton County, TX, including the communities of Argyle, Bartonville, Canyon Falls, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Harvest, Highland Village, Lantana and Robson Ranch.

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