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Collin County reports two COVID-related deaths

by | Aug 17, 2020 | Latest

Collin County listed two COVID-related deaths today. The 99th case was a 96-year-old Wylie female with underlying health conditions and the 100th case was a 80-year-old Wylie male with underlying health conditions. Both cases were located at the Garnet Hill Rehabilitation and Skilled Care facility in Wylie.

State health officials listed 168 new cases of COVID-19 today, Aug. 17, in Collin County. Officials reported an adjusted total of 10,169 confirmed cases.

There are 4,632 active cases and a total of 5,437 have recovered.

There are 133 cases hospitalized and 100 have died from COVID-19 related illness.

Today, hospitalizations throughout the state were reported lower at 6,200 and 1,146 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas.

An updated breakdown of all 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.

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.

Due to the large number of new cases each day, the state is not necessarily reporting individual cases by age, gender or city.

Individual cases may be removed if the place of residence is outside of Collin County.

From Staff Reports • [email protected]

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