Collin County reports one COVID-related death today

by | Oct 15, 2020 | Latest

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information.

State officials listed one death and 100 new cases of COVID-19 today, Oct 15, in Collin County and are reporting a total of 16,588 confirmed cases to date.

The state is also reporting 898 active cases and a total of 15,690 have recovered in Collin County.

There are 142 cases hospitalized and 168 have died from COVID-19 related illness in the county.

Today, an increase of 132 hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 4,263 of which 1,177 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas, two fewer than yesterday. Since Oct. 4, hospitalizations in the state and in North Texas have risen from 3,195 and 817, respectively. This a reverse of the average trend during the month of September.

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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