8-5-2020 – Updated Texarkana COVID 19 Numbers


Reporting the latest numbers from our local health authorities and the Joint Operations Center, Bowie County reports a total of 659 positive COVID-19 cases, with 288 recoveries and 38 deaths. Miller County reports 462 total positive cases with 388 recoveries and 4 deaths. Cass County has a total of 158 cases with 84 recovered and seven deaths.
Right now Bowie County is tracing 333 active cases, Miller County is following 70 active cases and Cass County has 67 active cases.


Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 659 positive COVID-19 cases, with 288 recoveries and 38 deaths. There are currently 333 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 158 cases with 84 recovered and seven deaths.  Cass County currently has 67 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.

Free COVID-19 testing will be offered at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 W. 12th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 through Saturday, August 8th 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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