8-17-2020 – Updated COVID 19 Numbers for Texarkana Area

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The latest COVID 19 numbers regarding the Texarkana area from our local health authorities show that Bowie County reports a total of 825 positive COVID-19 cases, with 382 recoveries and 56 deaths. Cass County has a total of 199 cases with 153 recovered and nine deaths. Miller County reports a total of 535 positive cases, with 498 recoveries and 5 deaths.

Current active cases being traced:
Bowie County – 387
Cass County – 37
Miller County – 32

Media Release:

TEXAKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 825 positive COVID-19 cases, with 382 recoveries and 56 deaths. There are currently 387 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 199 cases with 153 recovered and nine deaths.  Cass County currently has 37 active cases.

The Bowie County/Texarkana, Texas Joint Operations Center is still conducting contact tracing on positive cases, so if you test positive for COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider that conducts COVID testing, please notify the Local Health Authority at (903) 255-5560.

New data has been added to www.coronatxk.org, so please take a look for more information regarding COVID cases in Bowie County.

Free COVID-19 testing has been extended for one more week at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 W. 12th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 Monday through Saturday, August 10th-August 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register at gogettested.com or on-site. No symptoms required. Call 903-255-5560 for questions about testing.

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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