A 92-year-old man in Plano with underlying health conditions and COVID-19 died today at a local nursing home, according to a report received by Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS). Out of respect for his family, no further personal information is being released.
As of yesterday, CCHCS reported 857 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Collin County residents, with 569 of those individuals reported to have recovered, and 22 currently hospitalized.
This marks the 26th death of a county resident known to have COVID-19. The Plano man was a resident of the Life Care Center of Plano.
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.