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Collin County COVID cases increase by 98 today

by | Sep 8, 2020 | Latest

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information. State officials listed 98 new cases of COVID-19 today, Sep. 8, in Collin County and are still reporting an adjusted total of 11,632 confirmed cases. The state is also reporting 698 active cases and a total of 10,836 have recovered in Collin County. There are 68 cases hospitalized and 118 have died from COVID-19 related illness in the county. Today, an increase of 164 hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 3,701 and 798 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas, 121 more than yesterday. A total of 151 new cases were also reported on the daily case list from Collin County Health Services as of this post. 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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