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Plano has its 1st presumptive positive case of COVID-19; Collin County now has 6 cases



Plano has its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, as Collin County is now dealing with six cases. Dallas County officials also announced Saturday that two more people there tested positive, bringing the total cases in Dallas County to 11.

The latest case in Collin County is 47-year-old Plano woman who tested positive for COVID-19. She is now self-isolating in her home.

Officials said the woman has no underlying health conditions, and is not connected to any other confirmed cases in North Texas.

In the new Dallas County cases, both are residents of the city of Dallas. One case is related to international travel and the other is related to cruise travel.

Tarrant County officials announced the county’s fourth presumptive case. This person is being isolated at home, and is a “close contact” to an American Airlines pilot who tested positive earlier. Though health officials said this person had no contact with anyone at DFW Airport “since symptoms developed.”

In total, there are now 21 confirmed cases reported in North Texas – 11 in Dallas County, six in Collin County, and four in Tarrant County.

The other cases in Collin County are a 40-year-old Frisco woman, a 35-year-old man from McKinney, and three members of the same family in Frisco.

There are 63 people who are under monitoring in Collin County at this time.