8-18-2020 – Updated Texarkana Area COVID 19 Numbers

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These are the latest numbers from our local health authorities and the Joint Operations Center. Bowie County reports a total of 842 positive COVID-19 cases, with 392 recoveries and 56 deaths. Miller County reports 538 total positive cases with 501 recoveries and 5 deaths. Cass County has a total of 203 cases with 161 recovered and nine deaths.

Right now Bowie County is tracing 394 active cases, Miller County is following 32 active cases and Cass County has 33 active cases.

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES IN TEXARKANA AREA – 459

Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 842 positive COVID-19 cases, with 392 recoveries and 56 deaths. There are currently 394 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 203 cases with 161 recovered and nine deaths.  Cass County currently has 33 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 ends tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 W. 12th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 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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