11-19-2020 – Updated Texarkana Area COVID 19 Numbers


Currently, in Bowie County, there are 627 active cases of COVID 19, with 70 active cases in Cass County, and 84 active cases in Miller County. For all COVID related questions or concerns visit coronatxk.org, or call the local hotline at 903.255.5560.

BOWIE – Total 2,485 positive cases, 1,766 recoveries, and 92 deaths.
MILLER – Total 1,514 positive cases, 1,414 recoveries, and 16 deaths
CASS – Total 710 positive cases, 608 recoveries, and 32 deaths

(We are encouraging everyone to get their flu vaccination. With both COVID & FLU being potentially deadly, we know the flu vaccine works and would hate for someone to have to suffer from both at the same time. Flu shots are available at many places, including the Bowie County Health Clinic at 902 W. 12th in Texarkana, Texas. Don’t let COVID fatigue get the best of you, please continue to practice social distancing and the use of a mask to cover your nose and mouth.)

Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 6 new cases since Wednesday, November 18, 2020 for a total of 2,485 positive COVID-19 cases, with 92 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,766 recoveries. There are currently 627 active cases in Bowie County.

Cass County added 13 new cases, for a total of 710, with 608 of those recovered, and 32 fatalities, which would make 70 active cases.

Through the end of the year, free testing will be offered Monday- Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Texarkana- Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W. 12th Street, Texarkana, TX 75501. There are no requirements for testing (residency included), oral swab with results in 48-96 hours, and pre-registration available at www.gogettested.com.

The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org. The local hotline telephone number is (903) 255-5560.


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