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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 23
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 0 new cases since Friday, November 20, 2020 for a total of 2,491 positive COVID-19 cases, with 97 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,789 recoveries.
Cass County added 6 new cases, for a total of 720, with 620 of those recove…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 20
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 6 new cases since Thursday, November 19, 2020 for a total of 2,491 positive COVID-19 cases, with 93 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,766 recoveries. There are currently 632 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 4…
11 PM Closing for Ark Businesses Licensed to Sell, Serve Alcohol
In the continuing effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Arkansas Health Department has issued a directive that Arkansas businesses that are licensed to sell and allow consumption of alcohol on their premises must close by 11 p.m., Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today (Thursday, November 19…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 19
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 18 new cases since Tuesday, November 17, 2020 for a total of 2,479 positive COVID-19 cases, with 91 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,766 recoveries. There are currently 622 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 1…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 17
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 68 new cases since Friday, November 16, 2020 for a total of 2,424 positive COVID-19 cases, with 90 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,699 recoveries. There are currently 635 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 30…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 11
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 7 new cases since Tuesday, November 10, 2020 for a total of 2,287 positive COVID-19 cases, with 87 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,614 recoveries. There are currently 586 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 7 …
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 9
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 43 new cases since Friday, November 6, 2020 for a total of 2,268 positive COVID-19 cases, with 87 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,575 recoveries. There are currently 606 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 47 …
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 6
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 72 new cases since Thursday, November 5, 2020 for a total of 2,225 positive COVID-19 cases, with 87 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,462 recoveries. There are currently 676 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 3…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 4
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 59 new cases since Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for a total of 2,127 positive COVID-19 cases, with 85 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,450 recoveries. There are currently 592 active cases in Bowie County.
Cass County added 2 …

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