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COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: September 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: September 14-20

Fifty-two Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. On September 20, the number of active cases in Allen was 49.

New Cases

Allen averaged seven new cases per day during the week of September 14-20. A total of 52 new cases were added this week.

September 14-2052 
September 7-13
August 31-September 6

Total Confirmed Cases

916 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of September 20. There have been 12,966 confirmed cases in Collin County.


As of September 20, 103 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in Collin County. Thirty of those patients were in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

 September 20 103 30
 September 13 70 26

ER Visits

At Collin County hospitals, Emergency Room (ER) visits from patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms increased to an average of 96 visits per day for the week of September 14-20.

September 14-20 96 per day (average)
September 7-1392 per day (average)
August 31-September 6115 per day (average)

COVID-19 Deaths

Thirteen Collin County residents died this week, bringing the countywide death toll to 137.

At least four Allen residents have died due to COVID-19, according to the most recent data from the Texas Department of State Health Services and Collin County Health Care Services. City-level death data has not been provided since September 2.

September 20
137 (+13)
September 13
124 (+6)
September 6

Other Updates

On September 17, Governor Greg Abbott announced modifications to some Open Texas Checklists, impacting occupancy limits and other protocols. Details.


Why is data only available from August 31 and beyond?

Because of changes to state and country reporting, the City of Allen began providing weekly COVID-19 snapshots on Monday, September 14 with comparative data for the previous two weeks.

What data sources are you using to create these weekly snapshots?

The City of Allen uses the Daily Reports by City (.xlsx) provided by Collin County to track new cases, active cases and total confirmed cases in Allen. ER visit and ICU occupancy data is provided by the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC). Collin County COVID-19 death information is tracked by the Texas Department of State Health Services; as of September 2, city-level death data has not been provided.

Previous COVID Snapshot Reports

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