8-6-2020 – 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 679 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 38 deaths. Miller County reports 489 total positive cases with 426 recoveries and 5 deaths. Cass County has a total of 160 cases with 84 recovered and 7 deaths.

Right now Bowie County is tracing 350 active cases, Miller County is following 58 active cases and Cass County has 69 active cases.


Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 679 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 38 deaths. There are currently 350 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 160 cases with 84 recovered and seven deaths.  Cass County currently has 69 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 Monday through Saturday, August 3rd-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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