Collin County reports 171 new COVID-19 cases

by | Aug 8, 2020 | Latest

Wylie adds six cases to its total.

State health officials listed 171 new cases of COVID-19 today, Aug. 8, in Collin County. Officials reported an adjusted total of 7,439 confirmed cases.

There are 2,247 active cases and a total of 5,103 have recovered.

There are 119 cases hospitalized and 89 have died from COVID-19 related illness.

Today, hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 7,872 and 1,337 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas.

New cases in eastern Collin County include one in Blue Ridge, one in Lucas, five in Murphy, three in Princeton and six in Wylie.

An updated breakdown of all cases 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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