Covid-19 Coronavirus

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 - January 4
Bowie County reports 195 new cases bringing the total to 3102 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 4 additional death since our last report for a total of 124. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 1070 probable cases with a total of 3384 estimated recoveries.
Cass Co…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 31
Bowie County reports 29 new cases bringing the total to 2,907 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 1 additional death since our last report for a total of 120. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 980 probable cases with a total of 3347 estimated recoveries.
Cass Cou…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 29
Bowie County reports 182 new cases bringing the total to 2,878 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 8 additional deaths over the Christmas weekend for a total of 119. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 966 probable cases with a total of 3285 estimated recoveries.
C…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 16
Bowie County reports 17 new cases bringing the total to 2,696 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 0 additional deaths for a total of 111. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 817 probable cases with a total of 3042 estimated recoveries.
Cass County added 6 new cases…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 14
Bowie County reports 51 new cases bringing the total to 2,679 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 3 additional deaths for a total of 111. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 798 probable cases with a total of 2,862 estimated recoveries.
Cass County added 10 new cas…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 8
Bowie County reports 27 new cases and 1 additional death for a total of 2,606 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 107 total deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 2,113 recoveries.
Cass County added 16 new cases, for a total of 789, with 704 of those recovered, 47 active ca…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 4
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 0 new cases and 2 additional deaths since Thursday, December 3, 2020, for a total of 2,579 positive COVID-19 cases, with 106 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 2,092 recoveries...
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - December 2
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 35 new cases since Tuesday, December 2, 2020, for a total of 2,575 positive COVID-19 cases, with 101 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,797 recoveries.
Cass County added 1 new case, for a total of 752, with 704 of those reco…
Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers - November 30
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 49 new cases since Friday, November 20, 2020 for a total of 2,540 positive COVID-19 cases, with 100 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,797 recoveries.
NOTE: Labs are currently backed up in the State of Texas, meaning the num…
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…

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