Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) announced today that a 93-year-old McKinney woman with underlying health conditions and COVID-19 died at her home. Out of respect for her family, no further personal information will be released.
"Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with this lady's family and friends," said Collin County Judge Chris Hill. "We mourn together with them at the loss of their loved one."
As of this afternoon, CCHCS reported 494 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Collin County residents, with 284 of those individuals reported to have recovered, and 21 hospitalized. Today's death marks the eleventh death reported to the county of individuals with COVID-19.
Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Additionally, some patients have experienced more severe symptoms and health complications. Should individuals experience more severe symptoms, CCHCS encourages individuals to call their health care provider or emergency department prior to arrival to limit exposure.