Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has Announced 81 New Laboratory-Confirmed Cases of COVID-19



DENTON COUNTY, TX– Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 81 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 3,032 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also reporting 26 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,190.

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

·        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 dentoncounty.gov/COVIDstats.  For information regarding DCPH’s upcoming testing centers, please visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19testing.  For additional COVID-19 health and safety recommendations, visit dentoncounty.gov/COVID19.

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Jennifer Rainey

Public Information Officer



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