What we know about the 3,256 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

What we know about the 3,256 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas
COVID-19 in East Texas (Source: KLTV)

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - As of Friday, June 5 at 6 p.m., there are 3,256 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the KLTV/KTRE viewing area, with 118 deaths.

Here’s what we know about East Texas cases, listed alphabetically, county-by-county.

ANDERSON COUNTY (87 CASES, 46 RECOVERIES)

  • Anderson County Judge Robert Johnston confirmed on Tuesday, March 31, that the county now has one confirmed COVID-19 case. He said the case is travel-related and that the individual is quarantined at home.
  • The Palestine City manager reported a second case on Tuesday, April 7. Leslie Cloer said both cases are being treated at their home.
  • The City of Palestine announced a third county case on April 10. This patient is also being treated at home and it is believed they picked up the virus from a work location outside of the county.
  • The county reported a fourth case on Tuesday, April 14. No cases are reported as community spread.
  • A fifth and sixth case were reported on Wednesday, April 15.
  • Anderson County reported its seventh and eighth COVID-19 cases on April 18. A press release from the City of Palestine stated the county now has one person who has recovered from the coronavirus.
  • Anderson County reported their ninth and tenth case of COVID-19 on Monday, Apr. 20.
  • The City of Palestine reported four new cases on Tuesday, Apr. 21, with one patient recovered. The total number of confirmed cases was 14.
  • The City of Palestine reported two new cases on Thursday, April 23. Two of the 16 cases are considered recovered.
  • The City of Palestine has reported two new cases on Friday, April 24.
  • Anderson County reported one new case on Saturday, Apr. 25. The county total is now 19 cases.
  • On Monday, April 27, Judge Johnston announced four new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 23.
  • The county reported three new cases on April 28.
  • On Wednesday, April 29, Anderson County Emergency Management reported 29 total positive cases in the county.
  • The City of Palestine reported a 30th case on Thursday, April 30.
  • The City of Palestine reported the county was up to 34 cases on Monday, May 4. Four cases are recovered.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, four new cases of the virus were confirmed, for a total of 38.
  • The county reported an additional two cases on Wednesday, May 6.
  • The county reported an additional COVID-19 case on Thursday, May 7.
  • On Friday, May 8, five new confirmed cases of the virus were reported, bringing the county’s total to 46. 37 cases are active, and 9 have recovered.
  • Anderson County reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, May 10. This brings the county total to 48 cases.
  • Anderson County reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, May 11. This brings the county total to 50 cases.
  • Wednesday, May 13 Anderson County reports 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 for a total of 51 cases.
  • Thursday, May 14 Anderson County reports 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 for a total of 52 cases.
  • On Friday, May 15, NET Health confirmed there were 54 total cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Monday, May 18, NET Health confirmed there were 60 total cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, NET Health confirmed there were 61 total cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • The county reported two new cases on Wednesday, May 20. This brings the county total to 63 cases.
  • On Thursday, May 21, Judge Johnston reported the county’s 64th confirmed positive case.
  • Johnston reported two new cases on Friday, May 22, for a total of 66 cases. There are also 19 recovered cases.
  • Johnston reported six new cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 72.
  • The county reported three new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 75 cases.
  • Tuesday, June 2, Judge Robert Johnston reports and additional 3 confirmed cases for a total of 78 and 2 new recovered cases for a total of 46 recoveries.
  • Wednesday, June 3, NET Health reported 85 total cases.
  • Thursday, June 4, Judge Robert Johnston reports 2 additional confirmed cases for a total of 87.

ANGELINA COUNTY (243 CASES, 5 DEATHS, 122 RECOVERED)

  • An Angelina County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, the Angelina County & Cities Health District announced on Wednesday, March 25.
  • Sharon Shaw, the administrator of the Angelina County and Cities Health District, confirmed on Sunday, March 29, that there are two more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county.
  • According to Angelina County and Cities Health District, the fourth case of COVID-19 in Angelina County was confirmed on Monday, Mar. 30.
  • The Angelina County & Cities Health District (ACCHD) reported the 5th case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Mar. 31.
  • A fifth case was reported on Wednesday, April 1.
  • A sixth, seventh and eighth case were reported on Thursday, April 2, according to the Angelina County and Cities Health District. “The most concerning of these two cases is of a man in his 50s who is currently hospitalized in Houston, a news release stated. “He is believed to have contracted the virus from a friend who tested positive. The friend has since died from the illness. The other positive is a man in his 20s who is quarantining at home. We were not given any information as to his exposure source.” According to the City of Lufkin, the health district is “tracing” these patients and getting in contact with people who were potentially exposed.
  • A ninth and 10th case were reported by the Health District on Friday, April 3.
  • On Monday, April 6, the Health District reported 14 total positive cases.
  • A 15th case was reported on Wednesday, April 8. “The case is believed to be the result of household spread. One of the family members in the home previously tested positive,” a City of Lufkin news release stated.
  • The health district reported a 16th case on Thursday, April 9.
  • According to the Lufkin EOC, one new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Monday, Apr. 13, bringing the total to 17. It corrected an earlier report of 18 positive cases, stating that individual is not a permanent resident of Angelina County and that number would be assigned to a different county.
  • The county reported two new cases on April 15. According to the county, eight of the 19 cases are considered recovered. Later that day, the Health District reported a 20th case.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on Thursday, April 16.
  • The Health District reported four new cases on Monday, Apr. 20. The total is now 27 cases.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on April 21. Of the 30 cases, one is hospitalized.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on April 23. The county total is now up to 33 cases.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on Friday, April 24.
  • The Health District reported 10 new cases on Monday, April 27.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on Tuesday, April 28.
  • The Health District reported 4 new cases on Wednesday, April 29. Total is now 53 cases.
  • The Health District reported a 54th case on Thursday, April 30.
  • The Health District reported a 55th case on Friday, May 1.
  • The Health District reported 24 new cases on Monday, May 4. Of the 79 total cases, the Health District reported 19 are considered recovered.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Angelina County reported 7 news positive tests for COVID0-19, bringing the total to 86. 19 have recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, Angelina County reported 7 new cases of COVID-19. The total for the county is now 93 cases.
  • The Health District reported seven new cases on Thursday, May 7, bringing the county total to 100.
  • The Health District reported seven new cases on Friday, May 8. The Health District confirmed a new reported death was the same as reported by Lufkin police.
  • On Friday, May 8, Sharon Shaw, director of the Health District, confirmed that 50 of the 107 COVID-19 cases in the county are from the Pilgrim’s Pride plant. The only death in the county so far was from within the facility.
  • On Monday, May 11, Shaw confirmed that there are 10 new COVID-19 cases in Angelina County.
  • The Health District reported two new cases on Tuesday, May 12, bringing the total to 119.
  • Thursday, May 14, the Health District reported that there are 12 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 131.
  • On Friday, May 15, the county’s number of confirmed cases rose to 139.
  • The county reported 15 new cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 154. The county also reported 24 more recoveries.
  • The county reported one death on Tuesday, May 19.
  • The county reported 14 new cases on Wednesday, May 20. This brings the county total to 168 cases.
  • On Thursday, May 21, the county reported the total number of positive cases was 172.
  • The county reported three new cases on Friday, May 22, to bring the total to 175.
  • The county reported 18 new cases on Tuesday, May 26, bringing the total to 193. The county also reported two deaths.
  • The county reported eight new cases on Wednesday, May 27, bringing the total to 201. The county also reported 36 more recoveries, bringing that total to 90.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Thursday, May 28, bringing the total to 203.
  • The county reported two more cases on Friday, May 29, for a total of 205 cases.
  • On Saturday, May 30, the county reported a total of 210 cases of the virus.
  • The county reported five new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 215 cases. The county also reported one new death.
  • The county reported 17 new cases on Tuesday, June 2, for a total of 232 cases.
  • On Thursday, June 4, the county reported a total of 237 positive cases.
  • On Friday, June 5, the county reported six news confirmed cases of the virus. They are now at 243.

CAMP COUNTY (77 CASES, 7 RECOVERIES)

  • Camp County Judge AJ Mason confirmed Monday, Mar. 30 that he was informed a Camp County resident tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The office of emergency management reported a second case on Tuesday, April 7.
  • The office reported a third case on Wednesday, April 8.
  • On Monday, April 13, the Camp County Judge reported two additional cases of COVID-19, the 4th and 5th, in the county.
  • On Tuesday, April 15, Camp County Judge AJ Mason reported the sixth case of COVID-19 through Camp County Emergency Management.
  • On Saturday, May 2, Camp County Emergency Management reported a 7th confirmed positive case.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, Mason reported 11 total positive cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Thursday, May 14, Mason reported one additional positive case of COVID-19.
  • On Friday, May 15, Camp County Emergency Management reported eight additional positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported a total of 27 positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Thursday, May 21, the county reported three new cases for a total of 30 positive cases.
  • On Sunday, May 24, the county reported 10 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 40.
  • Monday, May 25 Judge Mason reported 2 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 42.
  • On Tuesday May 26, Judge Mason reported 15 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 57.
  • On Thursday, May 28, Judge Mason reported 61 total COVID-19 cases for the county.
  • On Saturday, May 30, Judge Mason reported 70 total COVID-19 cases for the county.
  • On Monday, June 1, Judge Mason reported 77 total COVID-19 cases for the county.

CASS COUNTY (32 CASES, 1 DEATH, 27 RECOVERIES)

  • An official with the Cass County Judge’s office said Friday, March 20 that the Texas State Department of Health Services confirmed a coronavirus case in the county.
  • On Friday, Mar. 27, Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks announced that the Texas State Department of Health Services shared information that a presumed case of COVID-19 was now the second confirmed case in the county. “However, the good news is that those two cases have been quarantined inside a hospital and at home. And as of midnight tonight (Saturday), they will no longer be an infectious threat to the community. Also, the people whom they had contact with before they were tested have either tested negative for COVID-19 or have been self-quarantined and have exhibited no symptoms of the disease,” Wilbanks stated.
  • On Wednesday, April 1, a 3rd and 4th case in Cass County were announced.
  • On Monday, April 13, the Joint Operations Center of Bowie and Cass Counties reported a total of six positive cases of COVID-19, with three of those recovered.
  • On Friday, April 17, the Cass County Judge confirmed the total number of cases was 13, with 5 patients recovered.
  • On Tuesday, Apr. 21, the Joint Operations Center confirmed a total of 14 positive cases, with 6 patients considered recovered.
  • On Thursday, April 23, Judge Wilbanks confirmed there were 15 total cases of COVID-19, with 7 patients considered recovered.
  • On Monday, April 27, Wilbanks confirmed there were 17 positive cases of COVID-19, with 8 patients considered recovered.
  • On Tuesday, April 28, Wilbanks said the total number of cases was revised to 16, due to a false positive.
  • On Monday, May 4, Wilbanks reported there were 18 total cases of COVID-19, with 14 of those patients having recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, Wilbanks reported there were 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Monday, May 11, the Joint Operations Center confirmed a total of 21 positive cases.
  • On Monday, May 18, Wilbanks reported there were 24 total cases of COVID-19, with 20 of those patients having recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, Wilbanks reported there were 26 total cases of COVID-19, with 20 of those patients having recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, Wilbanks reported there were 28 total cases of COVID-19.
  • On Friday, May 29, the Joint Operations Center confirmed a total of 29 positive cases.
  • On Monday, June 1, the Joint Operations Center confirmed a total of 31 positive cases, the county’s first COVID-19-related death, and 26 recoveries.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, the Joint Operations Center confirmed a total of 32 positive cases and 27 recoveries.

CHEROKEE COUNTY (44 CASES, 2 DEATHS, 22 RECOVERIES)

  • Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis confirmed Thursday, Mar. 26 there is one case of COVID-19 in Cherokee County. On Friday, Wells Mayor C.W. Williams stated this case was located within the city.
  • A second case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Sunday, Mar. 29. The second case is travel-related, according to county public health officials, and the person is currently recovering with mild illness under self-isolation at home.
  • A third case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Monday, Mar. 30. “This individual had traveled within the United States and are working on contacting anyone who has had close contact with the individual," the Cherokee County Public Health Department stated.
  • According to the Cherokee County Public Health Department, a fourth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Cherokee County on Tuesday, Mar. 31. This individual had traveled within the United States.
  • On Wednesday, April 1, Cherokee County reported its 5th confirmed case of COVID-19.
  • According to Cherokee County Public Health Department, a sixth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Cherokee County on Wednesday, April 1. This individual does not have a history of travel and is not a contact of any of the five previous cases.
  • On Thursday, April 9, Cherokee County reported its first death, resulting from complications relating to COVID-19. The individual had been hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions, the county said.
  • On Monday, April 13, an 8th case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Cherokee County. Out of the eight (8) cases, three (3) cases are travel related and five (5) cases were acquired through community spread.
  • On Tuesday, April 14, a ninth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Cherokee County. Out of the nine (9) cases, three (3) cases are travel related and six (6) cases were acquired through community spread
  • Wednesday, April 15, a tenth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Cherokee County. Out of the ten (10) cases, three (3) cases are travel related and seven (7) cases were acquired through community spread.
  • On Thursday, April 23, two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cherokee County. Out of the twelve (12) cases, three (3) cases are travel related and nine (9) cases were acquired through community spread.
  • The county reported one additional positive case on Friday, April 24.
  • Monday, April 27, One more case of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cherokee County, this individual is self-isolating and recovering at home. Out of the thirteen (13) cases, three (3) cases are travel-related and ten (10) cases had been acquired through community spread
  • Friday, April 30, Three more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cherokee County. Out of the sixteen (16) cases, three (3) cases are travel-related and seven (13) cases have been determined to be acquired through community spread.
  • The City of Jacksonville reported on Monday, May 4, that the 17th case for the county was from the city limits.
  • The City of Jacksonville reported Tuesday, May 5 an 18th case. This is the fourth reported case in the Jacksonville City limits, and the third of three active cases in the Jacksonville City limits.
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 20 total cases in Cherokee County.
  • Tuesday, May 12 Cherokee County reported seven more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Cherokee County on the 11th, with a current total of twenty-five. Out of the twenty-five (25) cases, three (3) cases have been travel-related and twenty (20) cases have been determined to be acquired through community spread. Out of the nine (9) active cases, four (4) of the cases are residents of a state facility in Cherokee County and six (5) are county residence.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, the City of Jacksonville reported the 27th positive case in Cherokee County. “This is the fifth reported case in the Jacksonville City limits, and the third of three active cases in the City limits,” a news release stated.
  • Thursday, May 14 the City of Jacksonville reported 3 additional cases for a total of 30.
  • The county clarified the numbers on Friday, May 15. The county reported 31 cases with three being travel-related and 28 community spread. Out of the 13 active cases, nine are residents of a state facility.
  • Friday, May 15 Cherokee County Public Health reported 3 additional cases for a total of 34.
  • On Tuesday, May 19 Cherokee County Public Health reported two additional confirmed cases of covid-19 and one additional death in Cherokee County.
  • Wednesday, May 20 two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cherokee County, with a current total of 38.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Cherokee County reported a current total of 43 COVID-19 cases. Out of the 43 cases, 3 cases have been travel related and 40 cases have been determined to be acquired through community spread.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, Cherokee County reported a current total of 44 COVID-19 cases. Out of the forty-four (44) cases, three (3) cases have been travel related and forty one (41) cases have been determined to be acquired through community spread.

FRANKLIN COUNTY (18 CASES, 7 RECOVERIES)

  • The first case was reported Saturday, March 28. According to Franklin County Judge Scott Lee the case was not contracted from the community but was travel related.
  • On Friday, May 1, Franklin County reported a second positive case of COVID-19.
  • Thursday, May 7, Franklin County reported 2 active cases and one patient considered recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, Franklin County reported a 4th positive case of COVID-19.
  • On Monday, May 18, Franklin County reported there were 6 total positive cases of COVID-19, with one patient considered recovered.
  • On Thursday, June 4, the Texas Dept. of State Health Services reported 18 positive cases and recoveries.

GREGG COUNTY (312 CASES, 10 DEATHS, 86 RECOVERIES)

  • This case was announced on Tuesday, March 10. According to officials, the patient traveled within the continental United States and had mild symptoms. Officials said the patient came to an unspecified CHRISTUS Good Shepherd emergency room on Tuesday, March 3, and was isolated following a screening. Hospital officials said the patient spent 48 hours at their facility before being released in “good condition” on Thursday, March 5.
  • Two additional cases were announced on Wednesday, March 25.
  • A fourth case was confirmed by Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt on Thursday, March 26. Stoudt said all four cases are travel-related.
  • Longview Mayor Andy Mack confirmed on Sunday, Mar. 29, the fifth positive case of COVID-19 in Gregg County.
  • Longview Mayor Andy Mack confirmed on Tuesday, Mar. 31 that a 6th case of COVID-19 has been reported in the county.
  • Longview Mayor Andy Mack confirmed on Wednesday, April 1 that he was informed of two more cases of COVID-19 in the county. He later said one of those cases was a Rusk County case. The total in Gregg County is 7 cases.
  • Longview Mayor Andy Mack reported three new cases, the 8th, 9th, and 10th, confirmed on Thursday, April 2. “One individual is hospitalized and the other two are in home-isolation,” according to a NET Health news release. “Two of these COVID-19 cases in Gregg County are travel-related, and one person was exposed via community spread.” Mayor Mack reported the 11th, 12th, and 13th cases later in the evening. He shared new data from the Gregg County Health Department that indicated 316 total tests, 135 pending results, 168 negative results, and the 13 positive results.
  • On Friday, April 3, Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt confirmed three more positive cases, bringing the county total to 16.
  • Mack reported the 17th case on Saturday, April 4.
  • On Monday, April 6, Mack reported the Gregg County cases had grown to 23. That evening, he reported an additional five positive cases of COVID-19. Three of those cases were in the White Oak area, 23 in Longview, and 2 in Kilgore.
  • Mayor Mack confirmed 4 additional cases in Gregg County on Tuesday, April 7.
  • On Wednesday, April 8, the Gregg County website confirmed the total number of COVID-19 cases in Gregg County was 37.
  • On Friday, April 10, the Health Department reported three more cases, bringing the total to 40.
  • On Monday, April 13, the Gregg County Health Department reported the total number of cases in the county was 47.
  • Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt reported two new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, April 15.
  • Stoudt reported one new case on Thursday, April 16.
  • The county health department reported on April 17 that nine patients had recovered from the illness. Stoudt reported an additional case that day, bringing the total to 51. Stoudt said 17 patients had recovered from the illness.
  • Stoudt reported another confirmed COVID-19 case on Saturday, April 18, bringing the county’s total to 52.
  • On Tuesday, April 21, Stoudt confirmed the total number of positive cases was 55.
  • Wednesday, April 22 Gregg County Health Department confirmed 3 additional cases confirmed bringing the total to 56 with 32 recovered.
  • Stoudt reported three additional cases on Thursday, April 23.
  • Stoudt reported four additional cases on Friday, April 24.
  • Stoudt reported six new cases on Saturday, Apr. 25. The county total is now 69 cases.
  • Stoudt reported one new case on Monday, April 27. The county reported two more making the total 72 with 42 recoveries.
  • Stoudt reported an additional COVID-19 case on Tuesday, April 28, bringing the total to 73.
  • Stoudt reported 10 new cases on Wednesday, April 29. Stoudt said eight of the cases are from among three nursing homes. The total number of cases for the county was 83 total.
  • On Friday, May 1, Judge Stoudt reported the county has reached 91 cases of COVID-19.
  • Longview Mayor Andy Mack reported his city’s first COVID-19-related death on Saturday, May 2. The person who died was in his or her 70s and resided in a local nursing home. He added that in addition to the first death, Longview also had two new COVID-19 cases.
  • The county reported seven new cases on Monday, May 4. Of the 100 positive cases, 44 are considered recovered.
  • Mack reported a second death on Monday, May 4.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, NET Health reported there were 107 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Gregg County.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, NET Health reported there were 109 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County.
  • On Thursday, May 7, NET Health reported there were 117 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County.
  • On Friday, May 8, NET Health reported there were 118 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County.
  • Gregg County reported an additional 14 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, May 11. Six of the new cases were from one nursing home, according to Stoudt.
  • On Tuesday, May 12, Stoudt confirmed there were 144 total cases of COVID-19 for the county.
  • Wednesday, May 13 Gregg County reports 2 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 for a total of 146 cases. Two more people have recovered bringing the total number of recovered to 54, total tests are at 1528, with results pending for 122 tests.
  • Thursday, May 14 Gregg County reports 2 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 for a total of 148 cases. The number of recovered is unchanged at 54, total tests are 1547, with results pending for 107.
  • Stoudt reported 31 new cases on Friday, May 15. Stoudt said more than 20 of those cases were from nursing homes. Stoudt also reported a death.
  • The county reported three new cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 182. The county also reported one new death.
  • According to Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt, preliminary numbers on Gregg County drive through testing performed by the state last week at the Longview Fairgounds are being released. So far 11 positive cases have been confirmed. There were 324 tests administered and 206 results are still pending. Stoudt says the remainder of the results should be in by Friday or Monday. Those tested could have come in from other counties so at this point cannot be added to a specific county.
  • Gregg County reported one additional COVID-19 case as well as two recoveries on Wednesday, May 20. The county total is now 183.
  • The county reported one new case for a total of 184 on Thursday, May 21. The county also reported one new recovery for a total of 57.
  • Gregg County reported three new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, May 23, for a total of 183.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Gregg County reported a total of 204 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, a fifth death, and 58 patients considered recovered.
  • The county reported 44 new cases on Wednesday, May 27, for 245 total cases. The county reported three new recoveries for a total of 64. The county also reported its sixth death.
  • The county reported one new case on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 249.
  • The county reported 42 new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 291. That evening, four more positive cases were added, bringing the total to 295.
  • The county reported another COVID-19-related death on Tuesday, June 2, total fatalities now or Gregg County is 7. Total confirmed is 295, total recovered is 64.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, the county reported two new COVID-19-related deaths, nine new cases, and 13 additional recoveries. Gregg County now has nine deaths, 304 confirmed cases, and 77 recoveries.
  • On Thursday, June 4, the county reported three new COVID-19 cases and three additional recoveries. Gregg County has nine deaths, 307 confirmed cases, and 80 recoveries.
  • On Friday, June 5, the county reported a 10th death as well as 5 new cases for a total of 312 cases.

HARRISON COUNTY (258 CASES, 26 DEATHS, 125 RECOVERIES)

  • The City of Marshall confirmed a case of COVID-19 had been announced in the county of Thursday, March 26. On Wednesday, April 1, Harrison County Judge Chad Sims confirmed the death of this patient and said the person who contracted the virus had traveled to Shreveport. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office said it 62-year old man who lived in the city of Marshall.
  • The City of Marshall confirmed two more cases in the county on March 31. The city also announced a stay-at-home order had been issued for the county.
  • The Harrison County Judge confirmed the 4th and 5th positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 1. One was travel-related and the other case is still under investigation, a news release stated.
  • The Harrison County Judge said via a Facebook post on Saturday, April 4, that the county has a new confirmed COVID-19 case. It is unknown at this time whether the case was travel-related or community spread. This would make six cases in the county.
  • The Harrison County Judge said via a Facebook post on Monday, April 6, that the county is up to 11 cases of COVID-19.
  • Sims reported a 12th case on Wednesday, April 8. That evening, the Harrison County Judge confirmed the county’s 13th positive case of COVID-19.
  • On April 9, the county determined case No. 9 was for a resident of another county and brought the official count back to 12. The county also release information on its patients: Six patients are from Marshall, seven are men, four are between the ages of 21 and 39, five are between the ages of 40 and 59 and three are over the age of 60.
  • April 10, 2 additional cases bring the total to 14 confirmed by the Harrison County Judge.
  • The Harrison County Judge confirmed two new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, April 11. Both cases were community spread.
  • The Harrison County Judge confirmed the county’s second death from COVID-19 on Monday, Apr. 13.
  • Harrison County reported an increase in the number of cases to 31 on Monday, Apr. 13.
  • The county reported three additional cases on April 15.
  • The county reported two new cases on Thursday, April 16, bringing the total to 36.
  • Sims reported five more cases on April 17. Sims also reported two additional deaths. “Please remember these patients and families in your prayers,” Sims posted on Facebook.
  • The county confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, Apr. 19. The county total is now 45 cases.
  • The county confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Apr. 20. The county total is now 53 cases.
  • Sims confirmed six new cases on April 21.
  • Sims reported one new case on Wednesday, April 22. He also reported two deaths.
  • The county reported three new COVID-19 cases and one new fatality on Thursday, April 23, bringing the Harrison County total to 63 total cases and seven deaths. Sims said six of the cases are recovered. Sims said a staff member at Willoughby Juvenile Center has tested positive. Sims also said an inmate at the Harrison County Jail has tested positive.
  • The county reported a total of 71 positive cases on Friday, April 24.
  • Harrison County reported eight new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, Apr. 26. This brings the county total to 79.
  • Sims reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, April 27.
  • Sims reported five new positive cases and two recovered on Tuesday, April 28.
  • On Wednesday, April 29, Sims reported 7 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 95.
  • Sims reported 13 new cases and two recoveries on Thursday, April 30. 108 total.
  • On Friday, May 1, Harrison reached 120 cases.
  • On Sunday, May 3, Harrison County reported 18 new cases and one new death related to COVID-19. The county said this brings them to 140 cases.
  • Sims reported six new cases on Monday, May 4. The Health District reports of the 146 cases, three are under the age of 20, 25 are between the ages of 20 and 39, 37 are between the ages of 40 and 59 and 81 are over the age of 60. Ninety of the patients are women and 56 are men.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Harrison County reported 11 additional positive cases, bringing the total to 157.
  • Harrison County confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 6. They also now have 18 recoveries. The county total is 164 cases.
  • Sims reported eight new cases on Thursday, May 7, along with a ninth death.
  • Sims reported 12 new cases on Friday, May 8. Sims also said two more deaths had been reported.
  • Sims reported 4 new cases on Saturday, May 9, bringing the total to 188 total cases of COVID-19.
  • Sims reported 1 new case on Monday, May 11, bringing the total to 189 total cases of COVID-19. 81 of those cases were from long-term care facilities. 20 patients were considered recovered.
  • Sims reported eight new cases on Tuesday, May 12, bringing the total to 197 cases. Sims also reported five new recoveries.
  • Sims reported three new cases on Tuesday, May 13, bringing the total to 200 cases. Sims also reported one new recovery.
  • Thursday, May 14 one additional case was reported for a total of 201. There are an additional 4 new recoveries for a recovered total of 30.
  • Sims reported six more cases on Friday, May 15, bringing the total to 207. Sims reported three fatalities for a total of 14 in Harrison County.
  • The judge on Saturday, May 16, reported that current totals are 207 cases, 15 fatalities, 30 recoveries, and 162 active cases.
  • The Harrison County judge reported two new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, May 17. The county’s current total is now at 209 cases.
  • Sims reported four new cases on Monday, May 18, bringing the county total to 212. He also reported four new deaths.
  • Sims reported three new deaths on Tuesday, May 19. Sims said no new positive cases were reported but five cases were reported recovered.
  • The Harrison County judge reported 11 new cases on Wednesday, May 20. This brings the county’s total to 223 cases.
  • Sims reported five new cases on Thursday, May 21, bringing the total to 228. Sims also said the county reported a 23rd death and 21 new recoveries. Sims said 17 of the new recoveries were over the age of 60.
  • Sims reported two new cases on Friday, May 22, for a total of 230. Sims said there were also seven new recoveries.
  • Sims reported three new cases on Sunday, May 24, for a total of 233.
  • Sims reported one new case on Monday, May 25, for a total of 234.
  • Sims reported no new cases on Tuesday, May 26. He reported four new recoveries.
  • Sims reported six new cases on Wednesday, May 27, for a total of 240 cases.
  • Sims reported two new cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 242 cases.
  • Sims reported one more death on Friday, May 29. There have now been 24 fatalities related to COVID-19 in Harrison County.
  • On Saturday, May 30, Sims reported five new positive COVID-19 cases for a total of 247 positive COVID-19 cases and 80 patients considered recovered.
  • On Sunday, May 31, Sims reported there were a total of 249 positive COVID-19 cases.
  • On Monday, June 1, Sims reported no new cases and five new recoveries.
  • Tuesday, June 2, Harrison County Judge Sims reports 4 new confirmed cases for a total of 253 and 1 additional fatality for a total of 25 deaths.
  • Sims reported three new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, June 3, for a total of 256. He also reported 12 new recoveries for a total of 97.
  • On Thursday, June 4, Sims reported one new death and two new cases. This brings the county total to 258 cases and 26 deaths. Recoveries also increased to 125.

HENDERSON COUNTY (65 CASES, 3 DEATHS, 35 RECOVERIES)

  • Officials in Henderson County confirmed Sunday, March 29 that a resident in eastern Henderson County tested positive for the virus. This is the first confirmed case in Henderson County.
  • According to a press release from the Henderson County Office of Emergency Management, county officials have confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in the county. The individual is at home and in stable condition according to the press release.
  • Henderson County OEM confirmed its third and fourth positive cases on Sunday, April 5. The city of Athens also announced they had been informed of the first positive case in the city. It was unclear whether this case was one of the cases announced Sunday.
  • Henderson County OEM reported a fifth and sixth case on Wednesday, April 8. The City of Athens attributed NET Health in announcing a second positive case of COVID-19 in the city limits on Wednesday.
  • The county reported a seventh case on April 9. The patient is being treated at home.
  • The Henderson County attorney reported an eighth case on Thursday, April 9. The City of Athens said NET Health confirmed this individual was a resident of the city.
  • The county reported a ninth and 10th case on Friday, April 10.
  • The county reported an 11th case on Tuesday, April 14. That patient is being treated at home.
  • NET Health reported one new case on Wednesday, April 15th, bringing the total to 12. Of these, 5 cases were reported in Athens, 3 in Gun Barrel City, 2 in Brownsboro, 1 in Chandler, and 1 in Mabank.
  • The Office of Henderson County Emergency Management reported a 13th positive case of COVID-19 on Friday, April 17. “This individual is at home and under the care of medical professionals.”
  • The Office of Henderson County Emergency Management reported the county’s 14th and 15th cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Apr. 20.
  • The Office of Emergency Management reported four more cases on Tuesday, April 21.
  • The county reported three more cases on Wednesday, April 22.
  • The county reported two more cases on Friday, April 24.
  • The county reported an additional COVID-19 case on Tuesday, April 28.
  • On Sunday, May 3, Henderson County reported they are now at 31 cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • The county reported a 32nd case on Monday, May 4.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, NET Health reported one additional positive case of COVID-19, bringing Henderson County’s total to 33.
  • The county reported one additional case on Wednesday, May 6.
  • On Thursday, May 7, NET Health reported there were 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Henderson County.
  • On Friday, May 8, NET Health reported there were 41 confirmed cases COVID-19 in Henderson County.
  • On Monday, May 11, NET Health reported there were 45 confirmed cases COVID-19 in Henderson County.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Tuesday, May 12, for a total of 47 cases.
  • On Thursday, May 14, NET Health reported there were 48 confirmed cases COVID-19 in Henderson County.
  • On Saturday, May 16, Henderson County Emergency Management reported there were 49 total positive cases for the county.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, the county reported two new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total cases to 51 cases.
  • On Thursday, May 21, the county reported one new case of COVID-19, bringing the total to 52 cases.
  • On Friday, May 22, the county reported the total number of COVID-19 cases in the county was 55.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, NET Health reported one additional positive case of COVID-19, as well as Henderson County’s first fatality from the virus, an individual living in the city of Athens.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, NET Health reported one additional positive case of COVID-19, as well as a second fatality from the virus, an individual living in the city of Mabank.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, NET Health reported 65 total cases of the virus, as well as the third fatality.

HOPKINS COUNTY (27 CASES, 6 RECOVERIES)

  • This case was reported on Tuesday, Mar. 24 by the Hopkins County Emergency Management. Additional details were not available.
  • The 2nd and 3rd positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Tuesday, Mar. 30 by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services, according to Hopkins County Emergency Management.
  • According to Hopkins County Emergency Management, a 4th case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the county on Saturday, April 4. The case is believed to be the result of community spread.
  • On Saturday, May 1, Hopkins County Emergency Management confirmed the 5th and 6th cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Thursday, May 7, Hopkins County Emergency Management confirmed there were 7 positive cases of COVID-19 for the county.
  • On Sunday, May 10, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 8 cases in the county.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 9 total positive cases for the county.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 13 total positive cases for the county.
  • On Thursday, May 21, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 15 total positive cases for the county.
  • On Monday, May 25, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 17 total positive cases for the county.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported three additional positive cases for the county.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 23 total positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Friday, May 29, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 26 total positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, Hopkins County Emergency Management reported 27 total positive cases of COVID-19.

HOUSTON COUNTY (153 CASES, 83 RECOVERIES)

  • County Judge Jim Lovell reports that the county received its first three positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, April 17. The people were confirmed positive by Crockett Medical Center, the judge reported.
  • On Monday, April 27, the county confirmed two additional positive cases, bringing the total to 5.
  • On Tuesday, April 28, the City of Crockett reported two additional positive cases of COVID-19, which have not been confirmed by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services.
  • On Thursday, April 20, the City of Crockett reported there are 9 Houston County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, while only 5 cases have been confirmed by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services.
  • On Friday, May 1, Houston County reached 6 cases.
  • On Monday, May 4, the county reported two additional positive cases, both by community spread, bring the total to 8 confirmed cases.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Houston County reported 12 total cases, all of which are classified as community spread.
  • The county reported four additional cases on Thursday, May 7, bringing the total to 16. The county released the cases were out of the following areas: City of Crockett (2), Crockett area (2), City of Grapeland (5), Grapeland area (6) and Pennington area (1).
  • The county reported three new cases on Friday, May 8. All three are from household spread.
  • On Sunday, May 10, the county reported a total of 21 cases of COVID-19.
  • On Monday, May 11, Roger Dickey, EMC Houston County, reported a total of 23 cases: City of Crockett- 4, Crockett area- 2, City of Grapeland- 8, Grapeland area- 7, Pennington- 1, Weldon- 1.
  • On Tuesday, May 12, Roger Dickey, EMC Houston County reported the latest cumulative case numbers for Houston County. The City of Crockett has six, the Crockett area has three, the City of Grapeland has 11, the Grapeland area has seven, the Pennington area has 1 and the Weldon area has 1. The Total for Houston County is 29 total cumulative cases.
  • Dickey reported two additional cases on Wednesday, May 13, for a total of 31 cases.
  • Thursday, May 14, Roger Dickey, EMC Houston County reported one additional case of COVID-19 for a total of 32 cases.
  • Dickey reported 52 new cases on Friday, May 15. Dickey said the state has now included 50 positive cases at the Eastham prison unit.
  • Dickey reported one additional case on Monday, May 18. Of the 85 cases, 10 live in the city of Crockett, three in the Crockett area, 14 in the city of Grapeland, four in the Grapeland area, one in the Pennington area, one in the Weldon area and 52 in the Eastham prison unit.
  • Tuesday, May 19, Dickey reported 2 additional cases one new case in the City of Crockett, and 1 new case in City of Grapeland for total of 87.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Dickey reported 10 active cases at the Eastham unit and 45 recoveries there. He said there were 37 active cases in the county for a total of 92 positive cases.
  • Dickey reported at total of 114 cases on Thursday, May 28, with 55 of those recovered.
  • On Friday, May 29, Dickey reported 2 positive cases and 15 recoveries.
  • On Monday, June 1, Dickey reported 11 positive cases for a total of 127, and 11 recoveries. Active cases within Houston County were reported as 31 with 15 recovered, and the Eastham unit inmates were 25 active with 56 recovered. There have been 138 positive cases overall.
  • On Tuesday, June 2, Dickey reported a total of 149 people who have tested positive for the virus overall, with 70 of those now recovered. There are 79 active cases in the county; 38 of those are in the Eastham unit.
  • Thursday, June 3, Dickey reports 152 total active and recovered cases for civilians and Eastham unit inmates combined. Total active cases for the county are 38, recovered cases for county 19, Eastham unit active inmates 49, Eastham unit recovered inmates 56.
  • Friday, June 4, Dickey reports 154 total active and recovered cases for civilians and Eastham unit inmates combined. Total active cases for the county are adding 1 case for 39, recovered for county adding 1 case for 20, Eastham unit numbers remain the same. Dickey revised his totals saying “Sorry for the quick revision, but it’s significant. DSHS just added 7 to the Recovered list.”

JASPER COUNTY (35 CASES, 2 DEATHS, 32 RECOVERIES)

  • Jasper County Judge Mark Allen confirmed the county’s first positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29. This person was a resident of the county and it being treated outside the county, the judge noted.
  • Jasper County Judge Mark Allen confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 1. The judge said both cases were from Buna. According to Jasper Newton Sabine Counties Emergency Management, one case is in the city of Jasper and two are located in the Buna community. As of Thursday night, 20 reported test kits were still pending results, according to County Judge Mark Allen.
  • Judge Mark Allen confirmed on Sunday night, April 5, that the county has experienced its first death related to COVID-19. The death was the man who was the first case of the virus in the county.
  • Allen confirmed two more cases on Wednesday, April 8.
  • A sixth case was confirmed on Thursday, April 9 by Jasper Newton Sabine Counties Emergency Management.
  • The Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported a seventh case of COVID-19 in Jasper County on Wednesday, April 15.
  • The Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported two new COVID-19 cases on Friday, April 17.
  • On Sunday, April 19, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported three additional cases, bringing the total to 12.
  • The Southeast Texas Regional EOC confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in the county on Monday, Apr. 20. The county total is now 13.
  • On Tuesday, Apr. 21, the EOC reported one new case in Jasper County, bringing the total number of cases to 14.
  • On Thursday, Apr. 23, Judge Allen confirmed two additional cases, bringing the total number of positive cases to 16.
  • On Saturday, Apr. 25, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported one new case of COVID-19. Total was up to 17 cases
  • On Sunday, Apr. 26, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported two new cases of COVID-19. The county total is now 19 cases.
  • On Monday, Apr. 27, two new cases of the virus were reported in Jasper County, bringing the total to 21. Also, Judge Mark Allen confirmed that there has been a death in Buna of a coronavirus patient. Also, one of three people who were reported recovered came back for a second test and still tested positive for the virus. That is now considered an active case again.
  • On Wednesday, Apr. 29, one new case and one new recovery was confirmed in Jasper County.
  • On Friday, May 1, Jasper’s total number of confirmed cases rose to 26, with two deaths and seven recoveries, total.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported 1 new case of COVID-19 in Jasper County.
  • On Thursday, May 7, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported 1 new case of COVID-19 in the Buna area of Jasper County.
  • On Tuesday, May 12, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported there were 32 total cases of COVID-19 for Jasper County.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported 33 cases in the county.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, the Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported 34 positive cases in the county, with 23 patients considered recovered.
  • On Monday, June 1, Allen reported Jasper County now has 35 total cases and only three active cases.

MARION COUNTY (17 CASES, 1 DEATH, 7 RECOVERIES)

  • On Wednesday, April 15, County Judge Leward J. LaFleur reported the county’s first positive case. LaFleur said the patient is considered recovered from the illness.
  • On Thursday, April 16, Judge LaFleur reported the second and third cases.
  • On Sunday, April 19, Judge LaFleur confirmed a 4th positive case of COVID-19. One patient is considered recovered, he said.
  • On Monday, Apr. 20, Marion County reported one more case of COVID-19 bringing the county total to 5 cases.
  • LaFleur reported a sixth case on Tuesday, Apr. 21.
  • On Sunday, April 26, Judge LaFleur said the total number of positive cases was 9.
  • Wednesday, April 29 Judge LaFleur reports one case for total of 10. Later in the day, he reported three more cases for a total of 13 cases.
  • On Friday, May 1, Marion County was at 14 cases.
  • On Saturday, May 2, LaFleur confirmed a 15th positive case in the county.
  • LaFleur said on Tuesday, May 19, that three cases have been reported as recovered, for a total of seven.
  • On Thursday, May 28, LaFleur reported that Marion County has had its first death as a result of the virus.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, LaFleur reported that Marion County has 17 total cases of COVID-19.

MORRIS COUNTY (26 CASES, 9 RECOVERIES)

  • On Sunday, March 22, Morris County Judge confirmed a resident tested positive for COVID-19.
  • On Thursday, April 9, Morris County Judge Doug Reeder confirmed a second case of the virus in the county.
  • On Friday, April 10, the Morris County Judge reported a third case of COVID-19. “This particular patient is in the same household as the first positive case of the virus in Morris County,” Reeder said. “Therefore, while this is the third positive case in Morris County, currently those three cases are confined to two locations.”
  • Daingerfield police confirmed a fourth case on Thursday, April 16. “At this time there is no known connection between this patient and the other three positive cases in Morris County,” Judge Reeder posted online.
  • A fifth case was reported Sunday, April 19 by County Judge Doug Reeder. Reeder wrote, “...Department of State Health Services says that this latest individual is in the same household as the fourth individual identified on April 16. That brings the total cases in Morris County to five total. Those cases are currently restricted to two homes and one individual in the hospital.”
  • On Sunday, May 3, the Morris County Judge confirmed there were 7 cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, the Morris County Judge confirmed there were 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.
  • A 10th positive case of COVID-19 was reported by the Morris County Judge on Wednesday, May 13.
  • A 11th positive case of COVID-19 was reported by the Morris County Judge on Friday, May 15. Reeder said the individual is a 21-year-old female who is isolating at home.
  • On Monday, May 18, Reeder confirmed a 20-year-old male was the county’s 12th positive case.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, Reeder confirmed a 42-year-old female was the county’s 13th positive case. Later that evening, Reeder reported the county’s 14th positive case, a 61-year-old female.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, a 15th case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the county, according to Reeder.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Friday, May 22, for a total of 17.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, a 18th case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the county, according to Reeder. “The individual is a 21 year old female with no known connection with any of the earlier cases in the county.”
  • The county reported three additional cases on Wednesday, July 27, for a total of 21. The patients are a 21-year-old woman, a 34-year-old woman, a 37-year-old man and a 34-year old man. “I fully expect numbers to increase as test results from the poultry plant in Titus County continue to come in.”
  • The county reported one additional cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 22. Reeder also said there were 9 patients who are considered recovered.
  • On Friday, May 29, Reeder confirmed the county’s 23th positive case of COVID-19, a 59-year-old male living in the same household as a previous case.
  • On Sunday, May 31, Reeder confirmed the county’s 24th positive case of COVID-19, a 57-year-old female.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, Reeder confirmed two new positive cases, a 40-year-old male and a 64-year-old male.

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY (294 CASES, 22 DEATHS, 214 RECOVERIES)

  • The Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Office reported the first positive case of COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday, Mar. 25.
  • The City of Nacogdoches reported the second confirmed case Saturday, Mar. 28.
  • According to the Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Office, the county’s third positive case was confirmed by the Texas Dept. of State Health Services around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 30. Additional information about this case was not released per privacy laws, a new release stated.
  • The fourth case in Nacogdoches was announced by the City of Nacogdoches only an hour after the earlier update on Monday, Mar. 30. Further details were not released by the Dept. of State Health Services, the city stated.
  • Nacogdoches County Emergency management reported two additional cases of COVID-19, the 5th and 6th, confirmed by Texas DSHS on Wednesday, April 1.
  • The City of Nacogdoches and Nacogdoches County reported the county’s 7th and 8th cases on Thursday, April 2. That evening, three more positive cases were confirmed, bringing the total to 11.
  • The state reported on April 3 that one of the cases had resulted in a death. The county also reported the 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th positive tests. One is a man in his 40s and it is not travel-related and he is not in the hospital. The other is a woman in her 60s with an unknown travel history. She is also not hospitalized. Later that day, the state reported a second death, a woman in her 80s who was hospitalized and had an unknown travel history.
  • Nacogdoches County reported its 16th confirmed COVID-19 case on Saturday, April 4. The individual is a woman in the 60 to 69-year-old age range. She had no travel history, and she is currently hospitalized.
  • On Sunday, April 5, Nacogdoches County reported two new cases of the virus. One is a woman in her 40s who is at home, and the other is a woman in her 70s who is in the hospital.
  • On Monday, April 6, Nacogdoches County reported 3 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total to 21 cases. The first new case is a 60-69 year old man who is not hospitalized. The second is also a 60-69 year old man who is also not hospitalized. The third new case is a 50-59 year old woman. It was unknown if she was hospitalized.
  • On April 7, the city reported three more cases. The first is a woman in her 50s. Here travel history is unknown and she is not hospitalized. The second is a woman in her 60s who has an unknown travel history and she is not hospitalized. The third is a woman in her 50s with no travel history and she has not been hospitalized. That evening, Nacogdoches County reported one more case. The patient is a woman in her 50s with an unknown travel history. She has not been hospitalized.
  • Nacogdoches County is reporting its third COVID-19-related death among four new cases on Thursday, April 9. The four new cases push Nacogdoches County to 29 total cases. Thursday’s reported death is a man in his 60s with no travel history. The other three cases involve a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 40s and a man in his 70s. Their travel histories are each labeled as “unknown." Their travel histories are also listed as “unknown.” That evening, Nacogdoches County added two more cases of the virus, bringing the total number of cases 31. According to DSHS, one was a 0-59-year-old Male with unknown travel history, and a 70-79-year-old Male, also with unknown unknown travel history.
  • On Friday night, April 10, Nacogdoches County reported that there are five new confirmed cases of the virus, increasing the total number to 36.
  • On Saturday, April 11, Nacogdoches County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19. The total is now up to 46 cases.
  • On Sunday, April 12, the Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Office reported the county’s 47th case of COVID-19, a 70-79-year-old female with unknown travel history.
  • On Monday, April 13, Nacogdoches County reported three new COVID-19 cases, as well as one death. That brings the county’s total to 50 cases of the virus. The deceased was a female in her 40s, officials said. The three news patients are a man in his 40s, a man in his 30s, and a woman in her 60s. Their travel history and hospitalization information is not known at this time.
  • The county reported eight new cases on April 14. They are as follows: Unknown travel history, not hospitalized: woman in her 30s, woman in her 40s, man in his 40s, man in his 50s and a man in his 70s. Unknown travel history hospitalized: woman in her 60s, woman in her 70s and a man in his 90s.
  • The county reported three new cases on Wednesday, April 15, two of which are deaths. The two deaths are women in their 90s with unknown travel history. The other case is a woman between the ages of 19 and 29. Her travel history is unknown and it is unknown if she is hospitalized. The county later reported a 62nd case. The patient is a woman in her 40s. Her travel information and whether she’s hospitalized is unknown. Five additional cases, the 63rd, 64th, 65th, 66th, and 67th, were also reported later that day. All have unknown hospitalizations and travel histories. The patients are a man in his 70s, a man in his 60s, a woman in her 80s, a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 70s.
  • The county reported five more cases on Thursday, April 16. Those cases were described as: 19 to 29 year-old woman who is a Nacogdoches resident, a man in his 80s living in the county, a woman in her 30s living in the county, a woman in her 40s living in the county and a woman in her 80s living in Nacogdoches.
  • The county reported one additional case on Friday, April 17. The patient is a woman in her 70s. Later on Friday, April 17, nine more cases were confirmed, for a total of 82 in Nacogdoches County. Travel history and hospitalization are unknown for all. They are, in the city, a male in his 20s, and three females in their 30s. In the county, the cases include a female in her 20s, a male in his 20s, a female in her 40s, a female in her 50s and a male in his 60s.
  • The county reported three additional cases on Monday, Apr. 20. Two of the patients are men between the ages of 60-69 and one is a woman between the age of 40-49. Later in the day, four more cases were added. A 40-49 year old man, a 40-49-year-old woman, a 50-59 year old man, and a 50-59 year old woman were the age ranges of the four new cases.
  • The county reported a 90th case on April 21. The patient is a man who is in his 70s and lives in the county.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Wednesday, April 22. One of the cases is a man over the age of 90 who died. The other is a man in his 40s. The county reports 18 recoveries.
  • On Wed., April 22 at 9:30 p.m. the number of cases in Nacogdoches County rose to 96 with the addition of four confirmed positive cases.
  • Nacogdoches County saw a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, April 23. The Department of State Health Services reported 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 111. The county said 20 of the cases are considered recovered.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Friday, April 24.
  • The county reported nine additional cases on Saturday, Apr. 25.
  • The county reported one new case on Sunday, April 26, bringing the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 to 123. The estimated number of recovered patients was 21.
  • On Monday, April 27, Nacogdoches County confirmed 14 additional cases, bringing the total to 137. “Of these new positives, 6 are from three households (2 in each) and 2 are from two households with existing cases previously reported,” a news release stated.
  • On Tuesday, April 28, Nacogdoches County confirmed one new case of COVID 19, bringing the total to 138. DSHS also confirmed the county’s 8th death. “The patient was a 70-79 yr old male who passed away while hospitalized," a news release stated. The county said 32 patients are estimated to have recovered.
  • On Wednesday, Apr. 29, Nacogdoches County confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 as well as two new recoveries. The county total is now 148 cases.
  • The county reported 10 new cases on Thursday, April 30. Four are from long-term care facilities and two are from households with previously reported cases.
  • On Friday, May 1, Nacogdoches County reached 169 cases, according to the emergency management office.
  • On Monday, May 4, the county reported 10 new cases, with five coming from household spread. Four of the patients are under the age of 10, with three being boys. The other patients are a man in his 30s, a man in his 60s, a man in his 50s, a woman in her 60s, a woman between the ages of 19 and 29 and a woman in her 40s. That evening, the city reported the 9th, 10th, and 11th deaths from previously reported cases: a 80-89 year old female from a long term care facility, a 60-69 year old male who was hospitalized at the time of death, and a 70-79 year old female who was hospitalized at the time of death. Five additional cases were reported from mobile tests conducted Friday in Nacogdoches, bringing the county’s total to 184.
  • The county reported two additional cases on Wednesday, May 6. One case is related to a long-term facility and the other from a household with a previously reported case. They are a woman in her 90s and a man his his 50s. That evening, DSHS reported 12 new cases. “8 are related to a long term care facility and 2 are from households with previously reported case(s),” the emergency management office stated.
  • On Friday, May 8, the number of confirmed cases rose to 202.
  • The county reported one additional case on Saturday, May 9.
  • Monday, May 11, 4 additional cases reported for total of 207, and a total of 67 recoveries. Later that evening, 11 new cases were reported by DSHS. The county said 10 of the new cases were from long term care facilities. “Additionally, 1 case reported on May 6 (50-59 yr old female, LTC) has since been identified as a resident of another county and has been removed from our total count.”
  • On Tuesday, May 12, three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the county. This brings the total number of cases to 220.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, Nacogdoches County reported three new cases of COVID-19. The patients include a 19-29 year old female, a 70-79 year old female from a long term care facility, and a 80-89 year old male from a long term care facility. The county total is now 224 cases.
  • On Thursday, May 14, Nacogdoches County reported an additional death and three new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 226. The deceased was a female in her 40s, according to the Emergency Management office. “Additionally, 1 case reported yesterday (19-29 yr old male) has since been identified as a resident of another county and has been removed from our total count.”
  • On Saturday, May 16, Nacogdoches County reported the deaths of three previously reported patients: a male in his 70s, a female in her 80s and a female in her 80s. Eight new cases of COVID-19 were also reported: a male in his 30s who lives in the city, a female in her 30s who lives in the city, a male in his 60s who lives in the city, a female in her 20s who lives in the county, a female in her 30s who lives in the city, a female in her 40s who lives in the county, a female in her 20s who lives in the county, and a female in her 40s who lives in the county.
  • Nacogdoches County reported two new COVID-19 cases on Monday, May 18. One is a woman in the 30 to 39 age range, and the other is a man in the 60 to 69 age range. Both of them are Nacogdoches residents.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, Nacogdoches County reported two new cases of COVID-19: a male in his 50s from a previously reported household and a female in her 80s living in a long-term care facility.
  • The county reported three new cases on Wednesday, May 20: a man in his 30s, a woman between the ages of 19 and 29 and a woman in her 80s associated with long-term care. This brings the total of positive cases to 240.
  • The county reported one new case on Thursday, May 21: a woman in her 70s. This brings the total to 241, with 144 considered recovered.
  • The county reported nine new cases on Friday, May 22, for a total of 250. The county also reported 18 new recoveries, for a total of 162.
  • The county reported two new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, May 23, for a total of 252. The county also reported 11 new recoveries for a total of 173.
  • On Saturday, May 24, Nacogdoches County reported two new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 254.
  • The county reported four new cases on Wednesday, May 27, for a total of 258 cases. The county also reported six new recoveries for 182.
  • The county reported 10 new cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 268 cases. The county also reported nine new recoveries for 191 total. Of the 10 new cases, seven came from state-issued “surge” testing.
  • The county reported three additional state-issued confirmed cases on Friday, May 29, for a total of 271 cases. The county also reported three additional recoveries, for a total of 194.
  • On Saturday, May 30, two more cases were confirmed in the county. Also, there were five more deaths reported as a result of the virus.
  • On Monday, June 1, six additional cases were confirmed for a total of 279.
  • Tuesday, June 2, four additional cases were confirmed for a total of 283 cases, and 4 additional recoveries for a total of 204 recovered cases.
  • The county reported four new COVID-19 cases for a total of 287. The county also reported four additional recoveries for a total of 208 recovered cases.
  • The county reported four new cases on Thursday, June 4, for a total of 291. One of the new cases is a death. The county also reported two more recoveries for a total of 210. The death is that of a woman in her 40s.
  • Nacogdoches County received the report from DSHS of 1 additional death, making total deaths for county 22. The death was a female in a long-term care facility in her 70s. There are 3 new cases added to bring the county total to 294.

PANOLA COUNTY (240 CASES, 22 DEATHS, 73 RECOVERIES)

  • Panola County Judge Lee Ann Jones confirmed the county’s first case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Mar. 31.
  • Panola County Judge Lee Ann Jones confirmed the 2nd confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county on Tuesday, Mar. 31.
  • Judge Lee Ann Jones confirms a 3rd case of COVID-19 in Panola County on Wednesday, April 1.
  • County Judge Lee Ann Jones confirms a 4th case of COVID-19 Thursday morning, April 2.
  • The state reported on Friday, April 3, that one of the cases resulted in a death.
  • Jones reported three more cases on Wednesday, April 8.
  • Jones reported one new case on Friday, April 10. Jones reported five new cases later on the afternoon on April 10, bringing the total to 13.
  • Jones reported one new case on Saturday, April 11. The total is now 14.
  • Jones reported three confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, April 12. The total is now 17.
  • Jones reported 18th confirmed case Monday, April 13.
  • Panola County Judge Lee Ann Jones confirms two residents at the Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center in Carthage had died from COVID-19. The total number of cases in Panola County also rose to 24 on Tuesday, Apr. 14.
  • Jones confirmed eight additional positive cases on Wednesday, April 15.
  • Jones confirmed four additional positive cases on Thursday, April 16, bringing the total for the county to 36.
  • Jones reported two additional cases on Friday, April 17.
  • Panola County reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, April 18.
  • Panola County reported a fourth death related to COVID-19 in the county on Monday, Apr. 20.
  • Jones said Tuesday that Panola County has seven more COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 55.
  • Jones reported a total of 61 cases on Wednesday, April 22.
  • Twelve new positive cases reported late the evening of Wednesday, April 22, from State. Of the twelve two were Briarcliff and two were Panola Nursing. The remaining were community spread. Jones said the county has four recoveries and 12 pending tests.
  • Jones reported two additional cases on Thursday, April 23. Five of the cases are considered recoveries.
  • Jones reported 10 additional cases on Friday, April 24.
  • On Friday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m., 2 additional cases were confirmed. Also, one person died as a result of the virus. Two were marked as recovered. The cumulative total is 88 for Panola County.
  • Jones reported six new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, April 25. The new cases brought the county’s total to 94. Jones reported five more cases Saturday afternoon.
  • Jones reported two new positive cases on Monday, Apr. 27. One patient is a 37-year old woman. This brings the county total to 101 cases.
  • Tuesday, April 28, County Judge Lee Ann Jones said, “An additional 39 cases have been confirmed by two nursing homes counting residents and employees.” That evening, an additional three cases, a 30-year-old woman, a 79-year-old man, and a 23-year-old woman, were confirmed by the State. The total number of positive cases is now 143.
  • Wednesday, April 29, County Judge: Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center has confirmed 20 additional positive test results for COVID-19. Another additional case, a 28-year-old woman was also confirmed in the afternoon. Later that night, Jones reported that four more positive tests were reported. These were results from last Friday’s drive-through testing. Panola County is up to 168 cases at this time.
  • Jones reported four new cases on Thursday, April 30. The patients are three women aged 75, 76, and 89 from Panola Nursing and Rehab and an 82-year-old man from Briarcliff.
  • Jones reported five new cases on Friday, May 1. Two of the cases are a 63-year-old woman and an 89-year-old woman from a nursing home. The other three are a 54-year-old woman from DeBerry, a 26-year-old woman from Carthage, and a 41-year-old woman from DeBerry.
  • Jones reported 11 new COVID-19 cases late Friday, May 1. They include four female employees from a nursing home, five men ages, 26, 73, 54, 56, and 85, and two women ages 25 and 48.
  • Jones reported two new COVID-19 cases Saturday, May 2.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Panola reached 192 cases of the virus.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, Jones reported errors in the total and said the total was 166, not 192. Jones said 14 cases are from Tyson, 29 from Panola Care & Rehab and 74 from Briarcliff. Jones said there were four positive tests out of approximately 70 administered through the drive-through testing.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, Jones reported two new COVID-19 cases, including a patient at the Panola Nursing Home and a Tyson employee who is quarantined at home.
  • Jones reported more reporting errors on Friday, May 8. She said nurses with Shelby County addresses were previously on the report and have been removed. Jones said the new total is 159.
  • On Saturday, May 9, Panola County confirmed one additional case.
  • On Sunday, May 10, Panola County reported there were 162 total cases of COVID-19.
  • On Monday, May 11, Jones reported there were 170 total cases of COVID-19.
  • Wednesday, May 13 Panola County reported 5 additional cases for a total of 175.
  • On Sunday, May 17, Jones reported that the county now has 20 COVID-19 deaths. She also reported one new case, bringing the county’s total to 176. Jones added that a total of 38 people have now recovered from COVID-19.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, the cases total 185 and the county judge reports an additional nursing home death. That brings that number up to 21 deaths with 42 recoveries.
  • The county reported three new cases on Wednesday, May 20. This brings the county total to 188 cases. One of the cases is from a nursing home and two are from the public sector.
  • On Monday, May 25, the county reported five more positive cases. Two of those were in a nursing home. They also reported one new death which was from within a nursing home.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, the county reported two more positive cases and two more recoveries bringing the total to 196.
  • The county reported one new COVID-19 case on Friday, May 29, bringing the total to 197. Panola County also had 25 additional recoveries, which means their total is now at 73.
  • Judge Lee Ann Jones Monday, June 1, reports an additional 2 positives of the COVID-19 virus added to our public sector bringing our count to 199.
  • Judge Lee Ann Jones reported on Tuesday, June 2, the county numbers rose to 240 cases of COVID-19. Many of these cases came from nursing homes following the Governors orders to test every nursing home.

POLK COUNTY (60 CASES, 20 RECOVERED)

  • The first case was reported by the Texas Department of State Health Services Saturday, March 28. Polk County Emergency Management reports a Montgomery County resident who works in Polk County has also tested positive.
  • According to Angelina County and Cities Health District, the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th cases of COVID-19 were reported in Polk County on Monday, Mar. 30.
  • According to Angelina County and Cities Health District, a 5th case of COVID-19 has been reported in Polk County on Wednesday, April 1.
  • A sixth case was reported Thursday, April 2.
  • A seventh case was reported on Friday, April 3.
  • An eighth case in Polk County was reported on Monday, April 6.
  • The Health District reported a ninth case on Friday, April 10.
  • The Health District reported the 10th and 11th case of COVID-19 in Polk County on Monday, Apr. 13.
  • The Health District reports 14 total cases on Wednesday, April 15.
  • The Health District reports 1 additional case on Monday, Apr. 20. Total is now 15 cases.
  • The Health District reported two new cases on Wednesday, April 22.
  • The Health District reported one new case on Thursday, April 23.
  • The Health District reported one new case on Tuesday, April 28, bringing the total for Polk County to 19.
  • The Health District reported a 20th case on Thursday, April 30.
  • The Health District reported 10 new cases on Monday, May 4. The district reported 11 of the 30 cases are considered recovered.
  • The Health District reported five new cases on Thursday, May 7.
  • On Monday, May 11, the Health District reported 40 total positive cases of COVID-19. Sixteen of the cases were considered recovered.
  • Wednesday, May 13 the Polk County Office of Emergency Management reported 6 new cases for a total of 46.
  • Thursday, May 14 the Health District reported 1 additional case for a total of 47 cases.
  • The county reported three more cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 50.
  • The county reported two more cases on Wednesday, May 20, for a total of 52 cases.
  • The county reported one more case on Tuesday, May 26, for a total of 53.
  • Wednesday, May 27 the Health District reported 1 additional case for a total of 54 cases.
  • The county reported one new case on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 55 cases.
  • The county reported one new case on Friday, May 29, for a total of 56 cases.
  • The county reported four new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 60 cases.

RAINS COUNTY (4 CASES, 2 RECOVERIES)

  • The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rains County was confirmed Tuesday, April 7 by NET Health, according to a news release by Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe. The individual is currently at home in isolation.
  • On Tuesday, April 14, Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe confirmed the 2nd positive case of COVID-19. This case is from community spread and the patient in isolation at home, according to Wolfe.
  • On Friday, May 22, Wolfe announced a third confirmed case involving a patient in isolation at home.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, Wolfe announced a fourth confirmed case.

RUSK COUNTY (52 CASES, 2 DEATHS, 34 RECOVERIES)

  • The first case was reported on the evening of Monday, March 16. According to Rusk County OEM, the patient recently traveled and is isolated at home.
  • The 2nd case of COVID-19 was reported on Tuesday, March 24. Details were limited, according to the Rusk County OEM.
  • The third case of COVID-19 was reported on Friday, March 27. The Texas Department of State Health Services informed Rusk and City of Henderson officials about the third person. This case is travel-related, and the person is currently isolated at home.
  • The fourth case of COVID-19 was reported on Tuesday, March 31. DSHS told Rusk County officials that there is a fourth person who tested positive for the coronavirus located in the Kilgore area. The case does not appear to be travel-related.
  • Rusk County Judge Joel Hale said there were six confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, April 1. Rusk County OEM also said one person has recovered.
  • The 7th case of COVID-19 was confirmed Thursday, April 2, by the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management.
  • An eighth, ninth, 10th and 11th case were reported on April 3.
  • According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, a 12th case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rusk County as of Saturday, April 4. The case was reported in the Mount Enterprise area and the patient has been hospitalized. The new case is being considered a result of community spread.
  • Rusk County OEM said a 13th case of COVID-19 was confirmed on Monday, April 6. OEM said the patient is from the Garrison area and is isolated at home. The case is suspected to be the result of community spread.
  • A 14th positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed Tuesday evening by the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management.
  • The Rusk County Office of Emergency Management reported a 15th confirmed COVID-19 case on Saturday, April 11.
  • On Monday, April 13, Rusk County OEM confirmed one additional case of COVID-19 in a patient in the Mount Enterprise area. The total was up to 16 cases.
  • On Tuesday, April 14, Rusk County OEM reported one new positive case of COVID-19, bringing the total to 17 cases. This patient was also located in the Mt. Enterprise area.
  • The county reported 24 total cases on Wednesday, April 15. Of the cases reported in the last 24 hours, Rusk County OEM reported three were in the Henderson area, two in the Stewart area, one in the Overton area, one in the Mt. Enterprise area and one in the Garrison area.
  • The county reported three new cases and one death on Thursday, April 16. The patients are from the Henderson, Lakeport and Garrison areas. The Henderson-area case is the death.
  • The county reported an additional case on Friday, April 17. The patient is from the Tatum area.
  • According to Rusk County Emergency OEM, one additional case was reported Saturday, April 18, bringing the total to 29. “The person is from the Henderson area and is currently hospitalized.”
  • The Rusk County Office of Emergency Management reported an additional COVID-19 case on Wednesday, April 22. The county’s total is now at 30.
  • On Thursday, April 23, Rusk County OEM reported two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 32.
  • The county reported two more cases on Friday, April 24, bringing the total to 34.
  • No new cases were reported on Monday, April 27. Two cases were added to the list of recovered.
  • The county reported two new cases on Tuesday, April 28.
  • On Wednesday, April 29, Rusk County OEM reported one new case in the Mount Enterprise area, bringing the total number of cases to 37.
  • The county reported one new case on Monday, May 4. The patient lives in the Laneville area.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Rusk County OEM reported two new cases in the Henderson area.
  • On Wednesday, May 6, Rusk County OEM reported one new case in the Laneville area, bringing the total for the county to 41.
  • Rusk County OEM reported two new cases and two new recoveries on Friday, May 15. This brings the county total to 43 cases with 25 recoveries.
  • On Saturday, May 16, Rusk County OEM reported one new positive case of COVID-19 in the Garrison area.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, Rusk County OEM reported a 2nd COVID-19 related death in the county as well as two new recoveries.
  • On Friday, May 22, Rusk County OEM reported a new case of COVID-19. The case was reported in a prison facility. This brings the number of cases to 45 cases.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Rusk County OEM reported a new case of COVID-19 in an individual in the Cushing area. This brings the county total to 46 cases.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, Rusk County OEM reported a new case of COVID-19 in an individual in the Henderson area. This brings the county total to 47 cases.
  • On Friday, May 29, Rusk County OEM reported the county’s total was 48 positive cases of COVID-19. The county reported 6 cases of COVID-19 in correctional facilities but said that number would not be reflected in the “general total count for the county.”
  • On Sunday, May 31, Rusk County OEM reported the county’s total was 50 positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Tuesday, June 2, Rusk County OEM reported two new cases. One in Henderson and one in the Mount Enterprise area. The total number of positive cases in the county is now 52.

SABINE COUNTY (14 CASES, 4 RECOVERIES)

  • No official positive cases have been reported to the state, but on April 9, the following message was posted on the county website: “Today April 9th I am reporting that there is an individual in Sabine County that has the Coronavirus. The individual was tested and confirmed positive out of Louisiana. Their fulltime residency is not our county but out of state. This individual is in quarantine and being monitored by Louisiana as well as by Sabine County Sheriff office. All measures are being taken to protect the public and that of the person and their well being. The Jasper/Newton Health has been notified to help with further investigation. I wish to thank Tom Mattox and the sheriff’s office in taking the lead to protect the health of all. Also as of 8:30 am, this date, Sabine County Hospital received 3 test results overnight and all were negative. This leaving them awaiting 3 test results.”
  • On Thursday, April 23, Sabine County listed the out-of-state patient as being considered recovered.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Sabine County reported its first positive case among a resident in the county.
  • On Sunday, May 10, Sabine County reported a second positive case of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Friday, May 22, Sabine County reported a third positive case of COVID-19 in the county.
  • On Monday, May 25, Sabine County reported two new positive cases of COVID-19. According to County Judge Daryl Melton, “From information given, some of our Sabine County employees had been in contact with one of the positives. Following protocol this morning we contacted the offices that were effected. We identified those at risk because of direct contact. Next we setup testing. At this time all are in quarantine and will be until test results come back or the 14 day quarantine period is up.”
  • On Wednesday, May 27, the county reported there were 8 total cases of COVID-19.
  • On Sunday, May 31, the county reported a total of 14 positive cases of COVID-19 with 4 of those patients considered recovered.
  • On Monday, June 1, the county corrected a report on positive cases. “The two new positives reported this morning are being transferred to San Augustine County numbers. Both of these individuals are long term residents in a Nursing Facility there in San Augustine. The reason that they originally showed in Sabine County numbers was that these individuals permanent addresses are here in our county. That puts Sabine County back at 10 active covid-19.”

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY (44 CASES, 4 DEATHS, 17 RECOVERIES)

  • San Augustine County Judge Jeff Boyd confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in the county on Tuesday, Mar. 31.
  • The Angelina County Health District website reported the second, third, and fourth cases on Thursday, April 2.
  • The Angelina County Health District website listed one of the cases as a death on Friday, April 3.
  • The Health District reported three new cases, the 7th, 8th, and 9th, on Wednesday, April 8.
  • The Health District reported two new cases on Wednesday, April 15, bringing the total to 11.
  • The Health District reported three new cases on Thursday, April 16, bringing the total to 14.
  • The Health District reported two new cases on Friday, April 24.
  • On Thursday, April 30, the county reported three new positive cases, bringing the total to 19.
  • The Health District reported on Monday, May 4 that seven of the 19 cases are considered recovered.
  • San Augustine County reported two new cases on May 5. Of the 21 total, seven have recovered and two are still hospitalized.
  • On Monday, May 11, the Health District reported there were 22 total positive cases of COVID-19, with 11 patients considered recovered.
  • The county reported four new cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 26.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, the Health District reported there were 28 total positive cases of COVID-19, with 14 patients considered recovered.
  • On Thursday, May 21, the Health District reported there were 29 total positive cases of COVID-19.
  • The county reported a second death on Tuesday, May 26, as well as two additional positive cases.
  • The county reported six additional cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 37 cases.
  • The county reported one additional case on Friday, May 29, for a total of 38 cases.
  • The county reported six new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 44 cases.
  • On Tuesday, June 2, the Health District reported there were 4 fatalities from COVID-19 and 17 recoveries.

SHELBY COUNTY (205 CASES, 6 DEATHS, 84 RECOVERIES)

  • Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison announced a case of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the county on Thursday, Mar. 26.
  • On Sunday, Mar. 29, County Judge Allison Harbison confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in Shelby County. “It appears that it is from Community Spread. That means the patient does not know where they were exposed,” she posted on Facebook.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 31 Judge Harbison emailed, "I was notified last night by the Department of State Health Services that Shelby County has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases bringing our total to four.
  • Kerri Shofner with Shelby County EMS confirmed on Thursday, April 2, that the county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases doubled to eight since Tuesday. The fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth cases were reported Thursday.
  • On Friday, April 3, Shofner confirmed the ninth, 10th and 11th positive cases.
  • On Saturday, April 4, Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison reported the 12th confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county.
  • On Tuesday, April 7, Harbison reported a 13th case. She said most of these cases have been reported by DSHS to have no travel history, thus meaning they contracted it because of community spread. Four of the 13 cases are hospitalized.
  • On April 8, Harbison reported four new cases, pushing the total to 17. Harbison said none of the new patients have a travel history, meaning they are all community spread. Harbison said six of the 17 patients are hospitalized.
  • Shelby County Office of Emergency Management was notified Wednesday afternoon by Texas Dept. of State Health Services (DSHS) of 4 more positive confirmed cases of COVID-19 bringing the total case count for Shelby County to 21. According to DSHS reporting, 7 of these 21 cases are hospitalized.
  • On Friday, April 10, Judge Harbison said the number of confirmed cases in Shelby County jumped to 32. She did not give specifics about how many of those people are hospitalized.
  • Harbison reported a total of 44 cases on Wednesday, April 15. She said nine of the cases are hospitalized and the majority are community-spread.
  • Harbison reported seven new cases on Thursday, April 16.
  • On Sunday, April 19, Harbison confirmed the total number of cases was 58.
  • On Monday, Apr. 10, Judge Harbison said the county total was up to 64 cases. DSHS reports that the majority of these cases are community spread and not travel related. 5 of the 64 cases have recovered.
  • On Tuesday, Apr. 21, Judge Harbison reported 3 new cases and one more recovery which brings total to 67 cases and 6 recoveries. We received no notice of hospitalizations.
  • Harbison reported on Friday, April 24, that the county had 87 total positive cases with nine considered recovered.
  • Judge Harbison reported a total of 100 cases in Shelby County on Monday, Apr. 27. 4 more people have also been considered recovered bringing the total recoveries to 13.
  • Harbison reported three more positive cases in Shelby County. She also reported the first COVID-19-related death in Shelby County. Harbison said three more cases are reported recovered.
  • Harbison reported six more positive cases on Thursday, April 20. She said two more cases are considered recovered.
  • On Friday, May 1, the county reached 117 cases.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Shelby County Office of Emergency Management was notified by Texas Dept. of State Health Services (DSHS) on May 4th of 11 more positive confirmed cases of COVID-19 bringing the total cumulative case count for Shelby County to 131.
  • Harbison reported three more positive cases on May 5 and 13 more positive cases on May 6, bringing the total to 147. Harbison reported 11 more recoveries between the two dates, bringing that total to 31.
  • Monday, May 11, DSHS reports 7 additional cases for a total of 154, and one additional recovery for 32 total recovered.
  • Harbison reported 21 new cases on Friday, May 15, for a total of 176. Harbison also reported three more deaths and 43 recoveries.
  • Harbison reported two more cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 178.
  • Harbison reported five new cases on Wednesday, May 20, for a total of 183 cumulative cases. 52 cases have recovered and 126 of the cases are active.
  • Judge Harbison on Friday May 29, reported 13 new positive cases, 26 recoveries and 1 death.
  • Judge Harbison on Monday June 1, reported 9 new positive cases, 6 recoveries.

SMITH COUNTY (223 CASES, 4 DEATHS, 183 RECOVERIES)

  • The first three cases were announced Friday, March 13. According to NET Health, all three patients had recently traveled outside of the United States. Two of the patients were connected, while a third was not. One patient was said to be in serious condition. Russell Hopkins, with NET Health, said they knew of people who had contact with the three COVID-19 patients. The three patients’ samples were tested on Thursday, March 12 at the Tyler testing lab.
  • The fourth case of COVID-19 in Smith County was reported on the evening of Saturday, March 14. According to NET Health, the patient had recent domestic travel history, but contact tracing continued. In a news release, officials said the source of exposure was unknown.
  • The fifth case was reported on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 17. According to NET Health, the patient had direct exposure to a confirmed case in Smith County.
  • The sixth, seventh, and eighth case of COVID-19 were reported on the afternoon of Friday, March 20. According to NET Health, these patients had recent travel history within Texas. Their test results were analyzed and confirmed by private labs. Community spread was confirmed in Smith County, according to city and county officials.
  • The ninth and tenth case were reported on Saturday, March 21. According to NET Health, one of the patients was exposed due to community spread. The other patient was exposed through contact with a previously confirmed case in Smith County.
  • The 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th confirmed cases were reported on Tuesday, March 24.
  • The first COVID-19-related death in East Texas was confirmed Wednesday, March 25. According to the NET Health CEO, the patient was a 91-year-old man who died in a local hospital. The 15th and 16th cases were also announced at a press conference hosted by the City of Tyler. NET Health’s George Roberts also stated 13 of the 16 cases were in Tyler.
  • The 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st cases in Smith County were confirmed by NET Health on the evening of March 25.
  • The 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th cases in Smith County were confirmed by NET Health on March 27.
  • On Sunday, Mar. 29, NET Health confirmed four new cases of COVID-19, the 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st, in Smith County. According to the NET Health website, a 32nd case was also confirmed on Sunday, Mar. 29.
  • The 33rd, 34th, 35th, and 36th positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by NET Health on the afternoon of Tuesday, Mar. 31. One of the cases was confirmed to be a resident of Whitehouse, marking the first case in that immediate area. Tuesday evening, NET Health confirmed the 37th case in Smith County. “The majority of the individuals whom comprise today’s announced cases are within self-isolation at their residences. Three of these individuals had recent travel outside of East Texas, yet the remaining individuals were exposed due to community spread,” a news release stated.
  • The 38th, 39th, 40th, 41st, and 42nd cases of COVID-19 in Smith County were confirmed on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 1 by NET Health. That evening, the 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th, and 47th cases were confirmed. “While most of these individuals were exposed due to community spread, meaning there is no definite source of exposure, one of today’s confirmed cases was exposed due to close contact with a person previously diagnosed with COVID-19.”
  • NET Health confirmed six additional cases, the 48th, 49th, 50th, 51st, 52nd, and 53rd, on the evening of Thursday, April 2. “Two of these individuals are in home-isolation and four are currently hospitalized. All six were exposed to COVID-19 via community spread.”
  • NET Health confirmed four cases, the 54th, 55th, 56th and 57th on Friday, April 3. Forty-six of the cases are in Tyler, five in Flint, three in Whitehouse, one in Hideaway and one in Troup.
  • The City of Tyler confirmed five additional positive cases in the county on Sunday, April 5. They also announced the second death from COVID-19 in the county, a 56-year old man who was the only confirmed case in the city of Troup. The total for the county was at 62 cases.
  • NET Health confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Smith County on Monday, April 6. The total cases for the county is now at 75. This is a 20% increase in cases, according to NET Health.
  • Four more cases were confirmed on Tuesday, April 7.
  • Three more cases were confirmed on Wednesday, April 8, bringing the total case count up to 82.
  • Six more cases were confirmed on Thursday, April 9. The county reported 23 of the 88 cases in the county were considered recovered.
  • The county reported five more cases on Friday, April 10, bringing the total to 93.
  • The county reported three new cases on Saturday, April 11, bringing the total to 96 cases.
  • 5 new cases were confirmed for Smith County Monday, April 13, the total is now 101.
  • The county reported two new cases on Tuesday, April 14, bringing the total number of positive cases to 103. Of these, 83 were in Tyler, 6 in Whitehouse, 5 in Flint, 4 in Lindale, and one each for Hideaway, Troup, Bullard, Mineola, and Winona.
  • The county reported five more cases on Wednesday, April 15.
  • The county reported four more cases on Thursday, April 16, bringing the total to 112. NET Health reported 47 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Smith County.
  • The county reported four additional cases on April 17, bringing the total to 116. NET Health reported 53 patients have recovered from the illness.
  • Smith County reported five additional confirmed COVID-19 cases on April 18. The county’s total is now at 121 cases, and 53 people have recovered from the illness.
  • On Sunday, April 19, Smith County reported a third death as a result of COVID-19. NET Health said the person who died was a 78-year old man who resided in Tyler. There were no new cases of the virus reported.
  • Smith County reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Apr. 20. The county total is now up to 123 cases.
  • The county reported one new positive case on Tuesday, Apr. 21.
  • The county reported one positive case on Wednesday, April 22.
  • The county reported six new cases on Thursday, April 23. The county reported 68 were men and 63 are women.
  • The county reported one new case on Friday, April 24. Seventy-six of the cases are considered recovered.
  • The county reported seven new cases on Monday, April 27.
  • For the first time in April, Smith County’s update included no new positive cases and 85 recoveries.
  • The county reported three new cases on Wednesday, April 29, as well as a COVID-19-related death.
  • The county reported two new cases on Thursday, April 30.
  • The county reported two new cases Friday, May 1 for a total of 146 positive cases.
  • The county reported nine new cases on Monday, May 4. The report covered Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Smith County reported 1 new confirmed case of the virus. No additional deaths. 95 people have recovered.
  • The county reported nine additional cases on Wednesday, May 6.
  • The county reported five additional cases on Thursday, May 7.
  • The county reported four additional cases on Friday, May 8. Of the 174 total cases, 106 are considered recovered.
  • There are 4 new confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 178 positive cases in Smith County as of Monday, May 11.
  • The county reported seven new cases on Tuesday, May 12, bringing the total to 185. The county reported that 125 of the cases are considered recovered.
  • Wednesday, May 13 NET Health reported 1 additional case for a total of 186, the number of recovered cases remained the same.
  • Thursday, May 14 NET Health reported 3 additional cases for a total of 189, the number of recovered cases remained the same.
  • The county reported no new cases on Friday, May 15. The county also reported 10 new recoveries for 135 total recoveries.
  • The county reported 3 new cases on Monday, May 18. This brings the total to 192 cases.
  • The county reported no new cases on Tuesday, May 19, to keep the total at 192 positive cases. The county also reported seven new recoveries, for a total of 142.
  • The county reported three new cases on Wednesday, May 20. This brings the county total to 195 cases.
  • The county reported three new cases on Thursday, May 21. This brings the county total to 198.
  • The county reported no new cases on Friday, May 22. The county reported 10 new recoveries for a total of 152.
  • The county reported one new case on Tuesday, May 26, for a total of 199.
  • The county reported one new case on Wednesday, May 27, for a total of 200 cases. There has also been 165 recoveries.
  • The county reported of two new cases on Thursday, May 28, for a total of 202 cases.
  • The county reported two new cases on Friday, May 29, for a total of 204 cases.
  • The county reported six new cases on Monday, June 1, for a total of 210 cases.
  • Tuesday, June 2 Smith County reports 2 new cases for a total of 212, with an additional 12 cases reported recovered for 177 total recoveries.
  • The county reported three new cases for a total of 215 on Wednesday, June 3.
  • Thursday, June 4, Smith County reports 1 new case for a total of 216.
  • The county reported seven new cases on Friday, June 5, for a total of 223. The county also reported six new recoveries for a total of 183.

TITUS COUNTY (583 CASES, 3 DEATHS, 115 RECOVERIES)

  • On Thursday, April 2, Titus County Judge Brian Lee confirmed the county’s first positive case of COVID-19.
  • Titus County Judge Brian Lee confirmed a second positive COVID-19 result in the county on Monday, April 6.
  • Judge Lee confirmed two more cases on Wednesday, April 8.
  • Lee confirmed a fifth case on Thursday, April 9. He confirmed a sixth case later the same day. “Another young patient in mid 20’s,” Lee posted on his Facebook page. “This has been a bad two days in a row. What can each one of us do starting now to stop the spread??”
  • Judge Lee confirmed the 7th case Monday, April 13.
  • On Tuesday, April 14, Titus County Judge Brian Lee confirmed the county’s 8th positive case, a woman between the ages of 50-59, who is quarantined at home. He said the patient has been off work since April 1.
  • Judge Lee confirmed an additional case on Saturday, April 18, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 to 9.
  • Lee reported on Wednesday, April 22, that the county had reached 12 positive cases. One of the cases is considered recovered.
  • On Thursday, Apr. 23, Lee reported a 13th positive case, a female between the ages of 10-19. “Youngest thus far for Titus. Member of same household as Case #12. No Known source of infection. Non industry related.”
  • Lee reported two more positive cases on Friday, April 24.
  • Lee reported one more positive case on Wednesday, April 29. Lee said the patient is a 49-year-old woman and the case is industry-related. Lee said an investigation is underway.
  • On May 1, Titus reached 17 cases.
  • On Sunday, May 3, Titus County Judge Brian Lee announced three new cases of COVID-19. He said these cases were confirmed from the free testing event at the Civic Center on Tuesday April 28. They include a man between the age of 40-49, a man between the age of 50-59, and a woman between the age of 20-29.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Titus County Judge Brian Lee confirmed a 21st case of COVID-19 in the county. The patient is a woman between the ages of 20-29. 6 recoveries have also been confirmed.
  • Lee reported four new cases on Wednesday, May 6: a female in her 40s, a male in his 30s, a female in her 20s, and a male in his 40s. “This patient [male in his 40s] works out of town, but after today’s investigations, it is very apparent that there is a significant connection to one of our local plants," Lee stated. "There are also same household patients that appear to be employment related.” The county’s total number of cases is now 27.
  • On Thursday, May 7, Lee reported two additional cases of COVID-19: a male in his 30s and a male in his 50s. Lee said both were related to a Titus County plant.
  • On Friday, May 8, Lee reported three new positive cases, a male in his 50s, a female in her 50s, and a male in his 20s. That evening, three additional cases of COVID-19 were reported: a female in her 40s, a female in her 20s, and a male in his 50s.
  • On Saturday, May 9, Lee reported the 36th positive case, a male in his 50s.
  • On Sunday, May 10, Lee reported the 37th positive case of COVID-19, a male in his 50s.
  • On Monday, May 11, Lee reported the 38th and 39th cases of COVID-19 in the county. One is a female in her 30s and the other a male between the ages of 10 and 19. There were also 7 recoveries.
  • On Tuesday, May 12, Lee reported the county’s first death. One additional positive case was reported from the same household as a previous case, according to Lee.
  • Wednesday, May 13 Judge Lee reports an additional 27 cases confirmed for a total of 67 cases. 141 tests were given on Saturday and Judge Lee reports the results are only partially complete. Later in the day, Lee announced another 12 cases for a total of 79 cases.
  • Thursday, May 14, Lee reported 7 new positive cases of COVID-19: a male in his 20s, a female in her 20s, a male in his 40s, a male in his 40s, a female in her 50s, a male in his 50s, and a female in her 60s.
  • Titus County Judge told East Texas Now on Friday, May 15, that seven new cases had been reported for a total of 93.
  • Lee posted on Facebook on Saturday, May 16, that the county had 17 new cases, bringing the total to 110.
  • Lee said there were an additional 11 cases on Saturday, May 15, bringing the county’s total to 121. Of the new cases, six are women, and five are men.
  • Lee reported 22 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, May 18. The county’s total is now at 143. Later that evening, he reported another 11 cases.
  • Lee reported five new cases on Tuesday, May 19, for a total of 159 cases.
  • Lee reported 59 new cases on Thursday, May 21, bringing the county total to 220. Lee said the numbers do not include test results from nursing homes or Pilgrim’s Pride performed this week. He did say there is a significant connection to the poultry plant but other plant connections are also apparent. Lee said there is a large number of same-residence illness.
  • On Friday, May 22, Titus County Judge Brian Lee reported 28 positive cases added on May 21, and a second patient has died, male 50-59.
  • On Saturday, May 23, Lee reported 24 new COVID-19 cases. They were added at the end of the day on May 22.
  • Monday, May 25, Lee reported an additional 27 confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 299.
  • Wednesday, May 27, Judge Lee reported an additional 67 confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 366.
  • Lee reported an additional 34 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, May 29. The county’s total is now at 400.
  • On Sunday, May 31, Lee reported an additional 95 confirmed COVID-19 cases and athird death. The county’s total is now at 495 positive cases and 50 patients considered recovered.
  • Lee reported an additional 16 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, June 2. The county now has a total of 511 confirmed cases. Later in the evening, Lee confirmed an additional 30 cases bringing the total to 541.
  • On Thursday, June 4, Lee reported the number of positive cases in the county was now at 576 cases.
  • The county reported seven additional positive cases on Friday, June 5. The county also reported nine additional recoveries.

TRINITY COUNTY (23 CASES, 10 RECOVERIES)

  • On Friday, April 3, Trinity County Judge Doug Page confirmed the 1st case of COVID-19. A male in his 70s. He is quarantined in his home. That evening, Trinity County OEM confirmed a second case, a female in her mid-60s who is quarantined in her home.
  • On Wednesday, April 8, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace said Emergency Manager Richard Steptoe confirmed a third positive case of COVID-19, a 26-year-old female. “None of these people contracted this from traveling outside of Trinity County," the sheriff said. “All three (cases) are being quarantined at their respective residences.”
  • The Trinity County Emergency Operations Center reported a fourth case of COVID-19 in the county on Monday, Apr. 13.
  • The county reported five total cases on Wednesday, April 15.
  • The county reported three new cases bringing the total to eight on Monday, Apr. 20.
  • On Thursday, April 23, Steptoe confirmed an additional positive case of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 9 cases. Two patients were considered recovered, according to the OEM.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Steptoe reported the county had 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
  • On Thursday, May 7, Steptoe reported the county had 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
  • Steptoe reported two new cases on Monday, May 18, for a total of 14 cases.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, Steptoe reported one new case, for a total of 15 positive cases in the county.
  • On Thursday, May 21, Steptoe reported one new case, for a total of 16 positive cases in the county.
  • On Thursday, May 21, Steptoe reported one new case, for a total of 16 positive cases in the county.
  • On Sunday, May 31, Steptoe reported a total of 18 positive cases in the county and 8 patients considered recovered.
  • On Monday, June 1, Steptoe reported a total of 19 positive cases in the county and 10 patients considered recovered.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, Steptoe reported a total of 23 positive cases in the county.

TYLER COUNTY (14 CASES, 7 RECOVERIES)

  • Tyler County has confirmed its first COVID-19 case, a 61 year-old Hillister woman, on Monday, Mar. 30.
  • According to Tyler County Emergency Management, a second positive case of COVID-19 was reported in a 52-year-old woman from the Fred community on Thursday, April 2. She is currently under home isolation, the county judge stated.
  • Tyler County has confirmed two more positive cases, the 3rd and 4th, of COVID-19. According to a news release, a 46 year-old woman and a 58 year-old male, both from Ivanhoe, presented with possible Coronavirus symptoms at a clinic, outside of Tyler County, a few days ago and were tested for the illness. They are currently at home under isolation, according to Tyler County Emergency Management.
  • The Southeast Texas Regional EOC reported a fifth case of COVID-19 in Tyler County on Wednesday, Apr. 15.
  • On Thursday, April 16, Tyler County Emergency Management reported a 6th positive case of COVID-19, a 60-year-old Warren resident who is in home isolation.
  • On Saturday, April 25, Tyler County Emergency Management reported a 7th confirmed case of COVID-19, a 62-year-old woman living in the Spurger area.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, Tyler County Emergency Management reported an 8th confirmed case of COVID-19. The man lives in the Town Bluff area of Tyler County.
  • On Friday, May 15, two additional cases of COVID-19 were reported: a 74-year-old male from the Warren area and a 49-year-old female from the city of Ivanhoe.
  • On Sunday, May 17, Tyler County Emergency Management reported an 11th positive case of COVID-19, a 56-year-old male from the Warren area.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, Tyler County Emergency Management reported a 12th positive case of COVID-19, a 71-year-old male from the Doucette area.
  • On Friday, May 29, Tyler County Emergency Management reported a 13th positive case of COVID-19, a 58-year-old female from the Warren area.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, Tyler County Emergency Management reported a 14th positive case of COVID-19, a 65-year-old male from the Woodville area.

UPSHUR COUNTY (29 CASES, 14 RECOVERIES)

  • Upshur County Judge Todd Tefteller originally reported a case of COVID-19 in the county on the evening of Friday, March 20. In an email sent on Sunday, March 22, Tefteller said the report he received was incorrect and the person does not live in Upshur County.
  • Thursday, March 26, the county judge confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in the county.
  • Judge Todd Tefteller confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in the county on Monday, Mar. 30. The judge said the case was reported within the Gilmer city limits. “I can only hope that everybody takes the spread of this God forsaken disease seriously,” Tefteller said.
  • The 3rd positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed Wednesday, April 1 by Upshur County Judge Todd Tefteller. “The most recent case emanates from within the city limits of Gilmer.”
  • Upshur County Judge Todd Tefteller confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, April 6. One of the cases was reported in northern Upshur County and the other in the southwest portion of the county near Big Sandy.
  • According to the Upshur County Judge, the county has 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, April 7.
  • Upshur County Judge Todd Tefteller confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, April 11. The first new case was reported in the Gladewater area while the second was in Diana. The total for the county is now eight cases.
  • Tefteller confirmed a ninth case on Tuesday, April 14. He said the patient is a woman in Gladewater. Existing cases included another in Gladewater, 1 in Gilmer, 1 in Big Sandy, and 5 were in unincorporated areas of the county.
  • Tefteller reported a 10th case on Friday, April 17. He said the patient is a 48-year-old woman living in Gilmer.
  • Tefteller confirmed two more positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 21. He said one was confirmed by State Health Officials the other not. One new case is on the south side of the county the other on the west side, he confirmed.
  • On Friday, April 24, the county reported 13 total case of COVID-19.
  • Upshur County reached 15 cases as of Friday, May 1.
  • On Friday, May 8, Tefteller confirmed the total number of positive cases was 16.
  • On Tuesday, May 12, the county confirmed there were 18 positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Friday, May 15, the county confirmed there were 20 positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Friday, May 29, the county confirmed there were 23 positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 patients considered recovered.
  • On Monday, June 1, the county confirmed there were 25 positive cases of COVID-19 and 14 patients considered recovered.
  • On Wednesday, June 3, the county confirmed there were 29 positive cases of COVID-19.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY (37 CASES, 1 DEATH, 18 RECOVERIES)

  • This case was reported on Wednesday, March 18. On Saturday, March 28 NET Health reported this case was fatal and is the second death in East Texas related to COVID-19. According to NET Health, the patient has a Murchison mailing address but lives in Van Zandt County. Contact-tracing continues and the source of exposure is unknown.
  • On Sunday, Mar. 29, Van Zandt District Judge Chris Martin shared a news release from the county judge’s office that confirmed a 2nd positive case of COVID-19. It stated that there is no evidence of community spread at this time.
  • On Wednesday, April 1, Van Zandt District Judge Chris Martin shared a news release confirming the county’s 3rd positive case of COVID-19. “The patient is currently in home isolation and there is still no confirmed community spread at this time," the news release stated.
  • On Saturday, April 4, Van Zandt County District Judge Chris Martin shared a news release confirming Van Zandt County’s 4th and 5th positive COVID-19 cases. The release said both individuals are in home-isolation.
  • On Monday, April 6, Van Zandt County Judge Don Kirkpatrick confirmed two more additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. A press release said both cases were the result of community spread and one patient was in the hospital and the other was in home isolation. Total cases were up to seven.
  • The City of Van announced Wednesday, April 8, the third positive case of COVID-19 within its city limits. County Judge Don Kirkpatrick said an 8th case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Van Zandt County by NET Health on Wednesday. “The confirmed case had exposure to another confirmed case and is currently at home in isolation,” a news release stated.
  • On Thursday, April 9, the Van Zandt County Sheriff announced two more confirmed cases, the 9th and 10th, of COVID-19 in the county. He said they are both community-spread cases, and both people are in isolation in their home(s).
  • The county reported an 11th case on Wednesday, April 15. “The confirmed case is community spread and is currently at home in isolation,” according to a news release.
  • The county reported a 12th case on April 17 and stated the patient contracted the virus through community spread and is being cared for at home.
  • On Monday, Apr. 20, NET Health reported a 13th positive case of COVID-19 in Van Zandt County, which was community spread.
  • The county reported a 14th case on Monday, April 27. The case is from community spread and the patient as a Chandler address.
  • On Thursday, April 30, a 15th positive case was reported by the county judge. “The confirmed case ins community spread and is currently hospitalized. The case is located in the city limits of Van,” a news release stated.
  • On Friday, May 1, Kirkpatrick confirmed the 16th positive case of COVID-19. This case was community spread and the patient is currently at home in isolation within the city limits of Canton, a news release stated.
  • On Tuesday, May 5, NET Health confirmed two additional positive cases, bringing the total in Van Zandt County to 18. “One case is located in the city limits of Canton and the other case is located in the city limits of Grand Saline,” Martin stated.
  • The county reported four new cases on Tuesday, May 12. All four are the result of community spread.
  • On Monday, May 18, NET Health reported 23 total positive cases of COVID-19 for Van Zandt County.
  • On Tuesday, May 19, NET Health reported 24 total positive cases of COVID-19 and 14 patients considered recovered for Van Zandt County.
  • On Wednesday, May 20, NET Health reported 25 total positive cases of COVID-19.
  • On Thursday, May 21, Martin reported a 26th positive case of COVID-19, an individual in home isolation in the Wills Point area.
  • On Sunday, May 24, Kirkpatrick reported a 27th positive case of COVID-19, an individual in home isolation in the Ben Wheeler area.
  • On Monday, May 25, Kirkpatrick reported a 28th positive case of COVID-19, an individual in home isolation in the Wills Point area.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, Kirkpatrick reported two new cases bringing the county total to 30. The first is an individual in the Wills Point area and the second one was near Ben Wheeler.
  • On Friday, May 29, Kirkpatrick reported a new case bringing the county total to 31 cases. The individual is located in the county with a Canton address.
  • On Monday, June 1, Kirkpatrick reported there were 34 total cases.
  • On Tuesday, June 2, Martin reported a new case of COVID-19 in the Ben Wheeler area. The county total is now 35 cases.
  • On Thursday, June 4, NET Health reported 37 total positive cases of COVID-19.

WOOD COUNTY (48 CASES, 4 DEATHS, 21 RECOVERIES)

  • The first case of COVID-19 in Wood County was confirmed on Tuesday, Mar. 31. According to a press release from the office of Judge Lucy Hebron, the individual is hospitalized and was exposed due to community spread.
  • According to NET Health, a third confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Wood County on Sunday, April 5.
  • County Judge Lucy Hebron reported a fourth case on Tuesday, April 7.
  • Hebron reported the fifth case on Thursday, April 9.
  • County Judge Lucy Hebron reported the 6th case on Monday, April 13. Hebron said all of the cases are community spread.
  • Hebron reported a seventh case on Thursday, April 23. All cases are community spread and recovering at home.
  • Hebron reported an eighth case on Wednesday, April 29.
  • The county reported a ninth case on Thursday, April 30.
  • The county reported a 10th case on Friday, May 1. Four cases are considered recovered.
  • The county reported an 11th case on Monday, May 4, as well as a fifth recovered case.
  • On Thursday, May 7, NET Health reported there were 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • On Friday, May 8, NET Health reported there were 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • On Monday, May 11, NET Health reported there were 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • On Thursday, May 14, NET Health reported there were 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • On Friday, May 15, NET Health reported there were 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • The county reported four new cases on Monday, May 18, bringing the total to 22. The county also reported its first death.
  • On Friday, May 22, NET Health reported there were 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County, with 15 patients considered recovered.
  • The county reported two new cases on Tuesday, May 26, for a total of 25.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, NET Health reported there were 26 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County, with 16 patients considered recovered.
  • On Wednesday, May 27, NET Health reported there were 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County.
  • On Friday, May 29, County Judge Lucy Hebron reported a second death in the county as well as two more cases. This brings the county total to 29 cases.
  • On Monday, June 1, County Judge Lucy Hebron reported a third death as well as four new cases. This makes a total of 33 cases in the county.
  • On Tuesday, June 2, County Judge Lucy Hebron reported five new cases in the Winnsboro area. This brings the county total to 38 cases.
  • Hebron said on Wednesday, June 3, the county had an additional COVID-19-related death and two new cases. The county now has four deaths and 40 cases.
  • Hebron said eight new cases had been reported on Friday, June 5, for a total of 48. She said all eight come from Winnsboro.

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