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Here are the confirmed coronavirus cases in Denton County

The first case of COVID-19 in Denton County was reported on March 15.

This story will be continuously updated. 

More than 100,000 people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have now tested positive for COVID-19, and health officials have reported more than 1,200 deaths as a result.  

The first local case was announced in Denton County on March 15.

For a detailed look at the county's data, click here.

Timeline:

As of Aug. 3: 7,032 positive cases, 56 deaths, 3,952 recoveries

  • Aug 3: Denton County Public Health reported 94 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 7,032, including 56 deaths and 3,952 recoveries.
  • Aug. 2: Denton County Public Health reported 44 new positive cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the countywide total to 6,938 cases since tracking began in March. The county also announced 65 more recoveries, bringing the county's total number of recoveries to 3,810. County officials said in a news release that those numbers may be "artificially low" due to weekend reporting lag times and statewide database updates.
  • Aug. 1: Denton County Public Health announced one more person died from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 55 deaths since tracking began in March. The latest victim was a Dallas woman in her 70s. DCPH also reported 91 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 6,894 cases. Health officials said 3,745 residents have recovered.
  • July 30: Denton County Public Health reported 188 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 6,681, including 53 deaths and 3,588 recoveries.
  • July 29: Denton County on Wednesday reported 162 new positive COVID-19 cases, raising the county total to 6,493 confirmed cases since tracking began in March. Denton County also reported 62 more recoveries, bringing the county's total number of recoveries to 3,481 since tracking began in March. The county also reported two new deaths. 
  • July 28: Denton County Public Health reported 123 newly confirmed cases, no new deaths and 3,419 recoveries.
  • July 27: Denton County health officials reported 87 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the county total to 6,208 cases since tracking began in March. County officials also reported 52 new recoveries, increasing the total to 3,361. The county reported two new deaths Monday.
  • July 26: Denton County on Sunday also reported 78 new positive COVID-19 cases, raising the county total to 6,121 confirmed cases since tracking began in March. Denton County also reported 33 more recoveries, bringing the county's total number of recoveries to 3,309 since tracking began in March.
  • July 25: Denton County Public Health confirmed two more people have died from the novel coronavirus, bringing the countywide total to 49 deaths. The latest victims were a Roanoke woman in her 80s, and an unincorporated Denton County man in his 80s. DCPH also announced 128 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 6,043 cases since tracking began in March.
  • July 24: Denton County Public Health announced Friday one person died from the novel coronavirus. The victim was a man in his 80s, who was a resident of The Vintage in Denton. DCPH also reported 193 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 5,915, including 47 deaths and 3,230 recoveries.
  • July 23: Denton County Public Health announced 179 newly confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the countywide total to 5,723 cases, including 46 deaths. DCPH also reported 93 more people have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total amount of recoveries to 3,146.
  • On July 22: Denton County Public Health announced Wednesday that one more person died from COVID-19, and 228 new cases have been confirmed. The death reported was a Denton man in his 70s. DCPH also says the 228 reported cases brings the countywide total to 5,544 confirmed cases, including 3,053 recoveries and 46 deaths.
  • On July 19: Denton County health officials reported 81 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the county total to 4,968 cases since tracking began in March. County officials also reported 49 new recoveries, increasing the total to 2,736. The county reported no new deaths Sunday.
  • On July 18: Denton County Public Health reported 122 newly confirmed cases, no deaths and 77 recoveries.
  • On July 17: Denton County Public Health reported 160 newly confirmed cases and one death from COVID-19 Friday evening. According to health officials, the victim was a Lewisville man in his 60s. The death brings the county’s total to 42, since tracking began in March. DCPH said the newly confirmed positive cases brings the countywide total to 4,765, including 2,610 recoveries.
  • On July 14: Denton County Public Health reported 154 new cases and one more COVID-19 death Tuesday. This brings the county's total case count to 4,316 and total death toll to 41 since tracking began in March. So far, 2,357 have recovered from the virus in Denton County.
  • On July 12: Denton County Public Health reported 112 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the county's total to 4,049 cases since tracking began in March. The county also reported 103 new recoveries, bringing the county's total recovery count to 1,602. No new deaths were reported Sunday.
  • On July 11: Denton County health officials say a woman in her 80s is the latest victim to die from COVID-19. Health officials also reported 127 new cases Saturday afternoon. There have been 1,499 recoveries and 40 deaths since tracking began in March, officials say.
  • On July 9: Denton County Public Health announced one death and 115 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday. The victim was a man in his 80s, who was a resident of unincorporated southeast Denton County. Officials said the newly reported cases bring the countywide total to 3,697, including 38 deaths and 1,322 recoveries.
  • On July 8: Denton County Public Health announced 123 new confirmed cases Wednesday, July 8, increasing the county's total to 3,582 cases since tracking began in March. Twenty-two more people have recovered, bringing the the total to 1,290. 
  • On July 7: Denton County officials said there were 56 new confirmed cases Wednesday, July 7, increasing the county's total to 3,459 cases since tracking began in March. Eleven more people have recovered, bringing the the total to 1,268. At least 37 people who had the novel coronavirus have died since tracking began, records show.
  • On July 5: Officials said there were 59 new confirmed cases, increasing the county's total to 3,338 since tracking began in March. Eleven more people have also recovered from the disease.
  • On July 4: Health officials in Denton County announced 95 new cases Saturday afternoon, bringing the countywide total to 3,279 cases and 1,220 recoveries. 
  • On July 3: Health officials in Denton County announced a record 152 new cases and 19 recoveries Friday afternoon, bringing the countywide totals to 3,184 cases and 1,209 recoveries. Thirty-seven residents have died since tracking began in March. 
  • On July 2: Health officials in Denton County announced 81 new cases and 26 recoveries Thursday afternoon, bringing the countywide totals to 3,032 cases and 1,190 recoveries. Thirty-seven residents have died since tracking began in March.
  • On July 1: Denton County health officials reported 106 new positive cases, bringing the county total to 2,951. There have been 1,164 recoveries and 37 deaths.
  • On June 28: Denton County Public Health reports 40 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday and no new deaths, bringing the countywide total to 2,670. Two of those new cases were from long-term care facilities, bringing the total of cases at such facilities to 22. Four people have newly recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,124.
  • On June 27: Denton County Public Health reports 49 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the countywide total to 2,630 confirmed cases.
  • On June 26: Denton County Public Health announced 87 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 2,581 cases since tracking began in March. 
  • On June 25: Denton County Public Health announced 77 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 2,494 cases since tracking began in March. Officials also reported 10 more people recovered.
  • On June 24: Denton County Public Health announced a new single-day record 115 new cases and one additional death from COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 2,417 confirmed cases, including 37 deaths. 
  • On June 23: Health officials confirmed 83 new cases of the novel coronavirus. This is the second highest single-day total in Denton County, and only the third time they have broken 80 cases.
  • On June 22: County health officials confirmed 56 additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday. There were no new deaths. Additionally, county officials said 13 people are newly recovered.
  • On June 21: Denton County Public Health reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the countywide total to 2,163 cases, including 36 deaths. 
  • On June 20: County health officials confirmed 59 new positive cases of COVID-19 among residents. They also reported 21 new recoveries.
  • On June 19: Denton County officials confirmed 74 new cases. This was a drop from the previous two days, but still the third highest reported total since testing began.
  • On June 18: Officials confirmed 87 new cases in the county, marking the second-straight day of a record number of new cases.
  • On June 17: Health officials reported 82 new cases in Denton County. This marks the highest total to date in the county.
  • On June 16: County officials said they were 40 new laboratory-confirmed cases. This brings the total number of cases since testing began to 1,812.
  • On June 15: Health officials reported 36 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total to 1,772 cases. No additional deaths were reported. There have been 36 deaths in the county.
  • On June 12: Denton County health officials announced 55 new COVID-19 cases.
  • On June 11: Denton County health officials announced 33 new COVID-19 cases in Denton County. That brings the county total to 1,632 cases. No new deaths were reported.
  • On June 10: Denton County health officials announced another resident has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 36 deaths. According to officials, the death confirmed Wednesday was a man in his 60s who was a resident of Dallas. "As we announce the third COVID-19 death in three days, we ask for your thoughts and prayers for this individual’s friends and family,” Judge Andy Eads said. Health officials also confirmed 40 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the countywide total to 1,599 since testing began in March. County officials say an additional 17 residents have covered from the disease.
  • On June 9: On Tuesday, officials reported one additional death and 35 additional cases. There have been 1,559 positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began in March. There have been 35 deaths.
  • On June 5: Denton County Public Health announced one additional death and 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday afternoon. Health officials say the Prosper man who died was in his 60s and was previously hospitalized. The countywide total for confirmed positive cases is 1,467 and the total of confirmed deaths is 33 since tracking began in March.
  • On June 1: Denton County health officials reported 25 new cases of coronavirus and one more death, bringing the total to 1,398 positive cases and 32 deaths. There have been 647 recoveries.
  • On May 31: Denton County health officials reported 16 more new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the county's total case count to 1,373.
  • On May 30: Denton County health officials announced 28 new cases and one death from COVID-19. Officials said the victim was a Carrollton man in his 80s, who previously was hospitalized. 
  • On May 29: Denton County health officials announced 11 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,329 cases. Officials also reported that three more people had successfully recovered from the virus.
  • On May 28: Denton County health officials reported 33 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,318 cases since tracking began in March. There have been 30 confirmed deaths related to COVID-19 in the county and 667 recoveries.
  • On May 27: Denton County Public Health announced 30 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total cases to 1,285 since tracking began in March. DCPH also reported eight more people have recovered from the virus.
  • On May 26: Denton County health officials reported 22 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total cases to 1,255 since tracking began in March. No additional deaths were reported. There have been 30 deaths in the county.
  • On May 25: Denton County Public Health announced 9 new positive cases of coronavirus, bringing the countywide total to 1,233 cases since tracking began in March. The county also reported two more recoveries, bringing the total to 621.
  • On May 24: Denton County Public Health announced 12 new positive cases of coronavirus, bringing the countywide total to 1,224 cases since tracking began in March. The county also reported three more recoveries, bringing the total to 619.
  • On May 23: Denton County Public Health announced 7 new positive cases, bringing the countywide total to 1,212 cases.
  • On May 22: Denton County Public Health announced a Carollton woman in her 60s died from COVID-19. Officials also reported 17 new positive cases, bringing the countywide total to 1,205 cases.
  • On May 21: Denton County Public Health officials announced Thursday a woman in her 70s died from COVID-19. The victim was a resident at the Denton Rehabilitation Center.  Officials also announced 27 new laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 1,188 confirmed cases since tracking began in March. DCPH also reported 18 more people have recovered.
  • On May 20: Denton County Public Health officials announced 45 new laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the overall total to 1,161 confirmed cases since tracking began in March. DCPH also reported 21 more people have recovered. 
  • On May 19: Health officials reported 28 new cases and six new recoveries, bringing the total of cases to 1,116 since tracking began in March.
  • On May 17: Health officials reported 18 new cases, bringing the county's tally to 1,069 since tracking began in March. Seven more people have also recovered from COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 557 reported recoveries.  
  • On May 16: Saturday, Denton County Public Health announced 11 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 1,051 cases.
    DCPH also announced that two additional people have recovered from the virus.
  • On May 15: Friday, Denton County Public Health announced 24 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. This increases the countywide total to 1,040 cases. DCPH is also reported eight more people have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 537 recoveries. 
  • On May 14: Denton County health officials announced three deaths, 27 new cases and six recoveries from COVID-19. 
  • On May 12: Twenty-two new cases were reported Tuesday, bringing the county total to 968 cases. Recoveries now total 523 people, while 25 people have died from the virus so far.
  • On May 10: Eight new cases were reported Sunday, bringing the county total to 922 cases. Four more people have recovered, bringing that total to 440 people.
  • On May 9: Denton County health officialsconfirmed 12 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday. This brings the total county case count to 914.

    Health officials reported eight more people have recovered from the virus, bringing the countywide total to 436.

  • On May 8: Officials reported 30 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases to 902 and recoveries to 428. County officials also reported two additional deaths, bringing the total of deaths in the county to 25. 
  • On May 7: Officials reported 26 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases to 872 and recoveries to 421. County officials also reported one additional death, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 23. The Little Elm man was in his 70s, was a previously reported hospitalized COVID-19 case in Denton County.
  • On May 4: Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported by county officials, bringing the total number to 806.

  • On May 3: Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported by county officials, as well as one new recovery, bringing the total of recoveries to 392. The total number of confirmed cases of the disease in Denton County is now 803, with 389 active cases. There was no reported increase in the number of residents who tested positive at the Denton County State Supported Living Center. The total remains at 54. The number of cases among residents of long-term care facilities also remained at 19, officials said.
  • On May 2: There were 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported, according to health officials. County health officials also reported two new recoveries. 
  • On May 1: Health officials reported the 22nd death, a woman in her 60s who lived at the Denton Rehabilitation Center. There were 21 new cases of COVID-19. Health officials also reported 22 new recoveries from the disease.  
  • On April 30: There were 17 new cases reported. A man over the age of 80 who lived at the Denton Rehabilitation Center died of COVID-19, bringing the county total of deaths to 21. Officials also reported four new recoveries from the disease.  
  • On April 29: Denton County officials reported that 10 more people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total case count to 748. County health officials say 20 people have died from complications related to the novel coronavirus and 363 residents have recovered. 
  • On April 28: Denton County health officials announced 13 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the county total to 738 cases. 
  • On April 27: Denton County health officials announced 12 more positive cases of COVID-19 and five more recoveries, bringing the positive case number to 725 and the recovery number to 344.
  • On April 26: Denton County health officials announced 13 more positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On April 25: Denton County health officials announced a woman in her 80s died from COVID-19. Officials also announced 22 laboratory-confirmed cases.  
  • On April 23: Denton County health officials announced 17 new laboratory-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. 
  • On April 22: Denton County health officials announced the county's 19th coronavirus-related death, and 25 new positive cases.
  • On April 21: Denton County health officials reported the county's 18th death due to COVID-19.
  • On April 20: Denton County health officials reported the county's 17th death due to COVID-19 and five additional cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total to 598 cases. Out of those, 249 have recovered.
  • On April 19: Denton County Public Health confirmed one new case of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 593.
  • On April 18: County officials announced a Carrollton man in his 70s died from COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 16 deaths. The man was previously hospitalized after local transmission of the virus. Officials also confirmed there were seven new positive cases and four recoveries.
  • On April 17: County officials announced 21 additional positive cases of COVID-19. That brings the countywide total of positive COVID-19 cases to 585, with 326 actives cases and 244 recoveries. 
  • On April 16: County officials reported a 15th death and 17 new positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On April 15: County officials reported 26 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 547.
  • On April 14: County officials said a fourteenth person had died from the disease. The man was above the age of 80 and had been a patient Denton Rehabilitation Center. He had previously been hospitalized, officials said. Officials also said there were 14 new cases in the county, raising the total to 521 cases since the outbreak began. There are 318 active cases in the county, and 189 people have recovered so far. Of the 521 cases, 99 people were initially isolated at a hospital, officials said. 
  • On April 13: Denton County Public Health officials reported 25 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the countywide total to 507 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
  • On April 12: Denton County Public Health officials reported eight new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County on Sunday. This increases the countywide total to 482 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
  • On April 11: Denton County Public Health announced three additional coronavirus-related deaths. All three patients were residents at the Denton Rehabilitation Center. The patients were a woman in her 80s, another woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s. Officials also confirmed there were 20 additional positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On April 10: A tenth person has died in Denton, health officials announced Friday afternoon. The Lewisville man was in his 60s and was a previously hospitalized case of coronavirus in Denton County.
  • On April 9: Denton County Public Health officials announced two deaths and 26 additional positive cases of COVID-19. Officials said the eight reported death was a Lewisville woman in her 50s, who was previously hospitalized after local transmission of the virus. The county's ninth reported death was a Lewisville man in his 70s, who was also previously hospitalized after local transmission of the virus. 
  • On April 8: County officials said there were 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 398 confirmed. The total number of staff at the Denton State Supported Living Center infected with the disease increased by four cases to 47 on April 8, while the number of residents at the facility who've tested positive remains at 50.
  • On April 7: County officials reported 29 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 366 confirmed. The total number of staff at the Denton State Supported Living Center infected with the disease remained at 43, while the number of residents at the facility who've tested positive remains at 50.
  • On April 6: Denton County health officials reported 33 new cases of COVID-19, including four employees at the Denton State Supported Living Center. Fifty residents and 43 employees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the residential facility for people with intellectual disabilities. 
  • On April 5: A man in his 90s who was a resident of a Lewisville nursing home died from COVID-19, county officials said. He had been hospitalized due to the illness. Sixteen additional cases were also reported in the county, bringing the total to 304 confirmed cases since the outbreak began. Fourteen more staff members of the Denton State Supported Living Center have also tested positive. Eight of them live within Denton County, while six do not. The total number of staff infected with the disease is now 39, while the number residents at the facility who've tested positive remains at 50.
  • On April 4: Denton County health officials announced 15 new, laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 288 positive cases. 
  • On April 3: Denton County health officials announced the county's sixth COVID-19 related death and 19 additional laboratory-confirmed positive cases, bringing the total to 273 positive cases. The patient who died Friday was a woman in her 70s that resided at a nursing facility in Lewisville.
  • On April 1: Denton County officials reported 25 new cases of the disease, bringing the total to 231. None of those cases were for Denton State Supported Living Center residents or staff. 
  • On March 31: Denton County officials announced 15 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 206. The county also announced the fourth death from the disease in the county. This person was a man from the Colony in his 60s who was a previously reported and hospitalized cases of community spread. 
  • On March 30: Denton County Public Health officials announced 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 191. Four of the new cases are residents at the Denton State Supported Living Center, bringing the total number of people infected from the DSSLC to 49 residents and 22 staff members, officials said. In addition, the county reported its third death, a woman in her 60s who had previously been hospitalized and had contracted the disease from community spread, officials said. 
  • On March 29: County health officials announced 17 new positive cases of COVID-19. Five of those 17 cases are residents at the Denton State Supported Living Center and another seven are DSSLC staff members. This brings the county total to 165 cases and the DSSLC total to 45 cases for residents, the county said.
  • On March 28: Denton County health officials announced its second coronavirus-related death, and 11 additional cases of COVID-19, including one resident at the Denton State Supported Living Center. Health officials say the man who died was an Aubrey resident in his 60s. He was previously hospitalized after local transmission of the virus. 
  • On March 27: Denton County officials announced 54 additional cases of COVID-19, including 31 new cases at Denton State Supported Living Center. This brings the count total to 137 and the facility total to 39.
  • On March 26: Denton County officials reported 13 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, including another case at the Denton State Supported Living Center and three from Frisco. This brings the total at the center to eight and the total in the county to 85.
  • On March 25: Denton County reported 19 more positive cases of COVID-19, including one more case at the Denton State Supported Living Center and four more in Frisco. This brings the total number in Denton County to 72 and the total at the Denton State Supported Living Center to seven.
  • On March 24: Denton County reported 15 additional positive COVID-19 tests. This brings the total number of cases in the county to 53, including the Denton State Supported Living Center cases.
  • On March 24: Denton County Public Health announced that two more residents of the Denton State Supported Living Center have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases at the center to six, after four others were identified last week.
    These two new cases include one resident in their 40s and one resident in their 50s, both in hospital isolation, hospital officials said.
  • On March 23: Denton County health officials confirmed six more cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total to 36.
  • On March 22: Denton County health officials confirmed five more cases of COVID-19 in addition to the Carrollton case. This brings the total number of cases in Denton County to 30. No other information was available on the new cases reported March 22, except that one of them lives in Frisco.
  • On March 22: Denton County health officials confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in Carrollton. The other case was located in Dallas County but this one is in Collin County. No other information was given on the patient who was reported positive March 22.
  • On the afternoon of March 21: Denton County health officials confirmed Saturday that six more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Denton County. This brings the county’s total case count to 24. The county did not release any new information on the patients who tested positive. 
  • On March 21: Denton County health officials confirmed four cases of COVID-19 have been reported at the Denton State Supported Living Center. This brings the county’s total case count to 18. Health officials say one resident in their 50s and three residents in their 60s are currently in hospital isolation after testing positive. 
  • On March 19: Denton County health officials confirmed four new positive cases of COVID-19. One patient is a Lewisville woman in her 50s who is currently in isolation at a local hospital. Officials say she contracted to the virus locally. The second patient is a Frisco man in his 40s who is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. The third patient is a Lewisville woman in her 20s who is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. The fourth patient is a Denton man in his 60s who is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. 
  • On March 18: Denton County health officials identified three new positive cases of COVID-19. They are a Frisco woman in her 50s who is in home isolation after travel-related exposure; a Frisco man in his 20s who is in home isolation after travel-related exposure; and a Lewisville man in his 40s who is in isolation. Officials say he is in critical condition in a Denton County hospital after the virus was locally transmitted to him.
  • On March 17: Denton County identified a second travel-related case of COVID-19. The woman, a Prosper resident in her 50s, is isolated at home. 
  • On March 15: Denton County Public Health (DCPH) identified the first positive, travel-related case of COVID-19 in Denton County. The patient is a man in 30s who lives outside of Denton County but is temporarily living and self-isolating in Double Oak, according to Denton County health officials. DCPH is identifying and contacting individuals who may have been exposed.

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