Active cases rise to 377 in Bowie County

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

TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reported Friday that the active cases of COVID-19 has risen to 377.

All 377 active cases are being traced by the local health authority. Anyone who has tested positive or any healthcare provider that conducts such tests should contact the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 903-255-5560.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 805 positive COVID-19 cases with 375 recoveries and 53 deaths.

Free onsite testing at the health department is continuing through Saturday, Aug. 15. The testing site is at 902 West 12th Street in Texarkana. Tomorrow’s hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No symptoms are needed in order to be tested. Register at or onsite or by calling 903-255-5560.

Here is a breakdown of every case in Bowie County since the pandemic began:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 8/14/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County 805
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-18 88
19-29 128
30-39 118
40-49 124
50-59 119
60-69 92
70-79 77
80+ 59
-Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 354
Female 451

Nearby Cass County has 193 cases since the pandemic began with 47 of them active. There have been 137 recoveries with nine deaths.

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