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Second COVID-19 related death in Grayson County
By Amanda Ortez, Grayson County Health Department Director
May 22, 2020
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Grayson County, Texas -- The Grayson County Health Department (GCHD) is announcing the second COVID-19 related death in Grayson County. The patient, a male resident of Howe in his 60ís, who presented to a local hospital in Grayson County, succumbed to the illness on the morning of May 21, 2020. Out of honor and respect for the family, no further personal information will be released. In addition, GCHD is reporting 7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total case count in Grayson County to 275.

Residents are asked to help prevent the spread of the virus by practicing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing (avoiding close contact with other people, especially those who are sick), covering coughs and sneezes, and practicing good hand hygiene. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. If you are sick, stay home.