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State reports one COVID-related death in Collin County today

by | Oct 16, 2020 | Latest

Collin County and Texas Health and Human Services released updated COVID-19 information. State officials listed one death and 163 new cases of COVID-19 today, Oct 16, in Collin County and are reporting a total of 16,751 confirmed cases to date. The state is also reporting 945 active cases and a total of 15,806 have recovered in Collin County. There are 147 cases hospitalized and 169 have died from COVID-19 related illness in the county. Today, a decrease of 15 hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 4,248 of which 1,186 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas, nine more thanyesterday. 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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