27 new COVID-19 cases reported in Bowie County

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Graphic. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)

TEXARKANA — 27 new coronavirus cases were reported in Bowie County on Wednesday, bringing the total to 538 since the pandemic began.

There are 281 cases actively being traced in the county. There have been 226 recoveries since the pandemic began, and the fatalities are still at 31.

Here is a breakdown of every coronavirus case in Bowie County since March:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 07/22/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County 538
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-18 47
19-29 86
30-39 87
40-49 87
50-59 73
60-69 68
70-79 60
80+ 30
-Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 238
Female 300

Nearby Cass County has a total of 94 cases with 42 of them active. There have been 50 recoveries and two deaths since the pandemic began.

The Bowie County operations center is still conducting contact tracing on positive cases. Anyone with a positive case or healthcare providers that administer tests should notify the local health authority at 903-255-5560.

Businesses with questions on how to proceed if an employee is suspected of being positive for COVID-19 should visit the Centers for Disease Control’s website by clicking here.

The business survey to gauge economic impact is still ongoing. All Bowie County businesses are invited to take part in the survey, which measures the positive and negative impacts on businesses, by clicking here.

For the latest local information and updates on the coronavirus in the area, visit www.coronatxk.org or call 903-255-5560.