New COVID-19 fatality reported in Bowie County

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

TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reported a new coronavirus fatality on Tuesday. The death toll is now 36 in Bowie County.

There were 21 new positive COVID-19 cases, increasing the total to 595.

There have been 261 recoveries. There are 298 COVID-19 cases that are active and being traced in the county.

Anyone who has tested positive or any healthcare provider that is testing for COVID-19 should notify the local health authority at 903-255-5560.

Here is a breakdown of every coronavirus case since the pandemic began:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 07/28/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County 595
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-18 59
19-29 95
30-39 95
40-49 95
50-59 84
60-69 70
70-79 63
80+ 34
-Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 262
Female 333

Nearby Cass County has a total of 140 cases with 54 recoveries and four deaths. There are currently 82 active cases in Cass County.

There is free COVID-19 testing at the Bowie-Texarkana health department from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting July 27 and running through Saturday, August 8 (except Sundays). No symptoms are required, and residents interested can apply at or on-site. Call 903-255-5560 for any questions regarding testing.

For more information on the coronavirus in the area, visit or call 903-255-5560.