Denton County Reports Third Coronavirus Death, 26 New Cases

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

DALLAS (KRLD) - A woman in her 60's became the third Denton County resident to die because of the coronavirus. The woman was from an unincorporated part of the county. 

“The news of a third individual’s death due to COVID-19 is tragic,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this difficult time.

“This situation underscores the need to follow the Stay at Home mandate,” Judge Eads said. “We need everyone’s cooperation to help protect the health of all our residents, especially our most vulnerable.”

In addition to that woman's death,  Eads announced 26 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the county, bringing the total to 191.