Collin County reports one COVID-related death

by | Sep 17, 2020 | Latest

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information. State officials listed one death and 117 new cases of COVID-19 today, Sep. 17, in Collin County and are reporting a total of 12,599 confirmed cases. The state is also reporting 963 active cases and a total of 11,636 have recovered in Collin County. There are 87 cases hospitalized and 133 have died from COVID-19 related illness in the county. Today, a decrease of 3 hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 3,246 and 754 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas, 22 more than yesterday. An updated breakdown of all Collin County cases to date is available at: https://apps.collincountytx.gov/reports/COVID19/Daily%20Report%20by%20City.xlsx When you click this link an Excel spreadsheet will be created with all reported Collin County cases by city. According to the report, this update is currently managed by Collin County Health Care Services, not the State of Texas. As of 12:00 AM June 1, 2020, the Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities for Collin County’s local health authority. Collin County will be able to access the state system to obtain data and reports for its jurisdiction, but details on the extent of the data and how reports will be distributed will be announced as soon as they are available. From Staff Reports • [email protected]

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