394 COVID-19 cases being traced in Bowie County

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

TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reports there are 394 active cases of COVID-19 being traced in the county as of Tuesday.

The total number of cases since March is 842. There have been 392 recoveries with 56 deaths.

Anyone who has tested positive or any healthcare provider who administers such testing should contact the local health authority at 903-255-5560.

Free COVID-19 testing is still available through Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 West 12th Street in Texarkana. No symptoms are needed. No appointment is needed for the free onsite testing. To make an appointment though, visit gogettested.com or call 903-255-5560.

Here is a breakdown of every COVID-19 cases in Bowie County since the pandemic began:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 8/18/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County 842
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-18 91
19-29 140
30-39 125
40-49 128
50-59 121
60-69 96
70-79 80
80+ 61
Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 375
Female 467

Nearby Cass County has 203 cases with 161 recoveries and nine deaths. There are currently 33 active cases in the county.

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