Active cases increase by 5 in Bowie County

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

TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reported five new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

The emergency operations center says there are 395 active cases in the county, and all of them are being traced.

Anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or any healthcare provider that conducts such testing should notify the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 903-255-5560.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 861 cases with 410 recoveries and 56 deaths. Here is a breakdown of every case of COVID-19 since March:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 8/20/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County 861
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-18 94
19-29 142
30-39 127
40-49 132
50-59 122
60-69 102
70-79 81
80+ 61
Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 383
Female 478

Nearby Cass County has 38 active cases. Since the pandemic began, there have been 213 cases with 166 recoveries and nine deaths.

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