Denton County Public Health announced 123 additional residents had tested positive for COVID-19 and that 58 more residents had recovered from the virus by Saturday afternoon.
The county now sits at 15,132 cumulative cases with 12,623 recoveries. Its active case load increased for the 11th consecutive day, from 2,327 to 2,392.
While Saturdays typically see relatively low numbers of confirmed cases due to lower staffing, the 123 additional cases mark the first time a Saturday has seen triple digits since 131 were reported Aug. 29.
Additional charts and graphs
Additional charts depicting several data points relating to the coronavirus pandemic. Charts will be updated daily after 4 p.m.
This chart provides a rough timeline of some statistics from Denton County Public Health as they were made public.
Information from Denton County Public Health
Denton gained the most cases in the county Saturday with 26, while Lewisville added 21 and Carrollton 12. Flower Mound gained nine. Additionally, unincorporated parts of the county gained a cumulative total of 15 cases.
Confirmed virus cases in Denton County as of Oct. 17
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