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123 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Denton County on Tuesday

Wednesday, July 28

Denton County Public Health on Tuesday announced 123 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, as well as 58 new recoveries.

There are now 2,861 active cases in the county and 3,419 total recoveries. The death toll remains at 51.

DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Justin on Friday at Northwest High School, 2301 Texan Drive, from 8 a.m. to noon. Eligible community members are those who have had symptoms of COVID-19 within the past seven days, essential employees, individuals 60 years and older, as well as individuals who have had contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. All community members must call to pre-register for testing at 940-349-2585.

To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH urges all community members to:

  • Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household
  • Wear masks or face coverings, which should cover both the nose and mouth, in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household
  • Wash and/or sanitize hands frequently
  • Stay home if you are symptomatic, have recently had close contact to a person with COVID-19, or have pending COVID-19 lab results

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

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

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