TEXARKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center is reporting an increase of 16 cases of COVID-19 in the county.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 407 such cases in the county with 186 recoveries and 28 deaths. The 16 new cases are being traced by the local health authority. Anyone who has tested positive or any healthcare provider that conducts such testing should call the local health authority at 903-255-5560.
In nearby Cass County, there are currently 25 active cases. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 70 cases with 42 recoveries and two deaths.
Here is a breakdown of all 407 total cases in Bowie County, which include the 186 recoveries and 28 deaths:
|Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 07/14/2020|
|Total Cases in Bowie County||407|
|Ages (Bowie County Cases)|
|-Gender (Bowie County Cases)|
The emergency operations center has received phone calls asking for advice on how to proceed if an employee is confirmed to have COVID-19 or suspected of having it. The emergency operations center has a click from the Centers for Disease Control’s website on such guidance, and it can be found by clicking here.
For the latest local information and updates on COVID-19 in Bowie County and the Texarkana area, call the local hotline at 903-255-5600 or check out the website at www.coronatxk.org.