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)|
|-Gender (Bowie County Cases)|
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 gogettested.com or on-site. Call 903-255-5560 for any questions regarding testing.
For more information on the coronavirus in the area, visit www.coronatxk.org or call 903-255-5560.