Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) reported three deaths related to COVID-19 today:
- A 73-year-old man from McKinney with underlying health issues who died July 3 at a hospital in Allen;
- A 68-year-old McKinney man with underlying health conditions who died Monday night at a local hospital; and,
- An 82-year-old woman with underlying health conditions who died this morning at a Richardson hospital.
No further personal information is being released, out of respect for their families.
The three deaths bring the number of fatalities of county residents with COVID-19 reported to county health authorities to 56.
As of this morning, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported 3,948 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Collin County so far, with 3,101 of those individuals reported to have recovered.
DSHS assumed all new case reporting and contact tracing for Collin County on June 1. Because the county receives death reports from local sources sooner than the state, county health authorities continue to report COVID-19 related deaths.
The county updates its COVID-19 dashboard each day at 3:30 p.m.