8-7-2020 – 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 713 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 39 deaths. Miller County reports 495 total positive cases with 430 recoveries and 5 deaths. Cass County has a total of 166 cases with 84 recovered and eight deaths.

Right now Bowie County is tracing 383 active cases, Miller County is following 60 active cases and Cass County has 74 active cases.


Media Release:

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 713 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 39 deaths. There are currently 383 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 166 cases with 84 recovered and eight deaths.  Cass County currently has 74 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 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 16th 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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