Collin College Fall

Collin County reports 5th COVID-19 death

by | Apr 8, 2020 | Latest

Additional case reported in Murphy

Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) announced that an 80-year-old McKinney woman died today, the fifth death in Collin County of a person who previously tested positive for COVID-19.

The woman’s official cause of death was attributed to a serious underlying medical condition, and COVID-19 was not included as the cause. She was confirmed to have the virus on April 1 and died this morning at her home. No additional personal information is expected to be released.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends,” said Collin County Judge Chris Hill. “It is always painful to lose a loved one.”

Collin County health authorities reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 in the county this afternoon, April 8, bringing the total to 378 confirmed cases. There are 223 active cases and 150 that have successfully recovered.

There are 29 cases hospitalized and 5 have died from COVID-19. Currently there are 450 Persons Under Monitoring and 1,438 negative tests have been reported.

New confirmed cases by community are:

Allen – 35, 46, 48 year old females

Dallas – 36 and 58 year old females and a 20 year old male

Frisco – 25, 30, 32, 38, 42 and 49 year old females and 33, 37, 41, 54 and 56 year old males

McKinney – 25, 31 and 43 year old females and 22, 28, 44, 56, 59 and 69 year old males

Murphy – 57 year old male

Plano – 27, 35, 44 and 64 year old females and 52, 62 and 63 year old males

Princeton – 35 year old male

Prosper – 36 year old female

Source: Collin County health officials as of 5:30 p.m. April 8, 2020

From staff reports. [email protected]

0 Comments

Public Notice - Subscribe

Related News

Council considers higher water and sewer rates

Council considers higher water and sewer rates

Residential water and sewer rates will be going up in October, but the Murphy City Council has not yet decided how much. Chris Ekrut, chief financial officer at NewGen Strategies & Solutions reported to the Tuesday, July 16, council meeting on anticipated cost...

read more
Youth Citizens Police Academy starts July 22

Youth Citizens Police Academy starts July 22

DPS helicopter pilots Clay Lacey and Jordan Teel explain their mission to young cadets during a previous academy. Registration filled quickly for the week-long Murphy Police Department’s Youth Citizens Police Academy for incoming sixth through 10th graders. The...

read more
Disputed development still in court

Disputed development still in court

A sign advertises the sale of 100+ acres in a disputed development in Parker. Another lawsuit has been filed regarding a housing development proposed for 114 acres across from Southfork Ranch with the latest action targeting the city of Parker. Opponents continue to...

read more
Brown House hits home run with latest exhibit

Brown House hits home run with latest exhibit

Base Ball in Victorian America is the newest exhibit at The Welcome Center at the Brown House in Wylie. The display focuses on the Texas League, a cornerstone of minor league baseball. The Welcome Center at the Brown House in Wylie has hit it out of the park with the...

read more
Veteran’s family to receive new home

Veteran’s family to receive new home

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Semeli Toilolo at the Tuesday, June 18, groundbreaking ceremony where he and his family were surprised to learn they will receive a new home being built for them in Lavon. Courtesy photo Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Semeli Toilolo and his family will...

read more
Council takes more time for two proposals

Council takes more time for two proposals

The Murphy Public Works Department is considering solutions to the repeated problem of motorists failing to stop where eastbound Renner Road dead-ends at Tall Tree Drive. “City staff, along with engineers, are currently exploring permanent solutions to implement...

read more
Author hopes to inspire others with story

Author hopes to inspire others with story

Sachse resident Ania Rust has released a book detailing her personal journey to the U.S. from Poland, along with tips on how to achieve success. Sachse resident Ania Rust, a proud Polish immigrant, recently celebrated her 50th year as a U.S. citizen with the release...

read more
Amazing Grace is growing

Amazing Grace is growing

Amazing Grace Food Pantry now has a new parking lot with lights and 73 parking spaces, more than doubling the number of spaces. Amazing Grace Food Pantry in North Wylie recently celebrated the culmination of an ambitious five-year goal: the completion of a...

read more
Public Notice - Subscribe