Tarrant County reports 71 new cases

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) on Sunday, April 26 reported another COVID-19 death, a man in his 70s from Fort Worth. Tarrant County now has 53 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 283 people have recovered.

“Every death that occurs is regrettable and makes us mindful of the toll this virus is taking in our community,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja.

On Monday, April 28, Tarrant County reported 71 new cases

The Fort Worth City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 29. One item on the agenda continuation of the city’s declaration of a public health emergency.

On Sunday, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 11 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 713 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also announcing 2 newly recovered COVID-19 cases within the county.

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The laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 Denton State Supported Living Center (DSSLC) resident total remains 54.  The cumulative, countywide long-term care facility (LTCF) resident total remains 19.  Staff who test positive for COVID-19 from DSSLC and over 100 LTCFs in Denton County are included within the totals for the town, city, unincorporated area, and/or county in which the staff person resides.

In Colliin County, on Sunday public health authorities confirmed that a 91-year-old McKinney woman with underlying health conditions and diagnosed with COVID-19 died today at an elderly care facility.
Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) has previously announced 654 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Collin County residents. As of yesterday, 455 of those individuals had recovered, and 23 were hospitalized. This is the seventeenth death reported to CCHCS of a COVID-19 patient in the county.