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


These are the latest numbers from our local health authorities and the Joint Operations Center. Bowie County reports a total of 848 positive COVID-19 cases, with 402 recoveries and 56 deaths. Miller County reports 541 total positive cases with 503 recoveries and 5 deaths. Cass County has a total of 206 cases with 161 recovered and 9 deaths.

Right now Bowie County is tracing 390 active cases, Miller County is following 33 active cases and Cass County has 36 active cases.


Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 848 positive COVID-19 cases, with 402 recoveries and 56 deaths. There are currently 390 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 206 cases with 161 recovered and nine deaths.  Cass County currently has 36 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.

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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