Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 78 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 6,121 confirmed COVID-19 cases. DCPH is also reporting 33 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 3,309.
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
Due to adjustments in the regional reporting format for local hospital metrics, DCPH is experiencing a delay in updating daily hospital capacity information. DCPH will resume daily hospital capacity reporting as soon as possible.
For additional COVID-19 data including active case information by municipality, weekly testing totals, and cases reported by day, 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.