Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers – January 8
Bowie County reports 35 new cases bringing the total to 3179 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases, with 3 additional deaths since our last report for a total of 128. The Department of State Health Services is reporting an additional 1095 probable cases with a total of 3386 estimated recoveries.
Cass County added 8 new cases, for a total of 916, 437 probable cases with 1212 of those recovered, 64 active cases and 1 new death for a total of 52.
Miller County reports 2891 cumulative cases, 164 active cases, 2702 recovered cases and a total of 25 COVID-19 related deaths. (1/08/21)
Free testing is still being offered Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Texarkana- Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W. 12th Street, Texarkana, TX 75501. There are no requirements for testing (residency included), oral swab with results in 48-96 hours, and pre-registration available at www.gogettested.com.
It is important to note that not all ICU/regular bed occupation nor ventilator use is attributed to COVID patients. Refer to data definitions: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/DataDefinitions.aspx
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org.
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