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State Reports First COVID-19 Death for Hopkins County, Local Officials Challenge

On June 20th Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom confirmed that the State of Texas had reported that one person has died in Hopkins County due to complications of COVID-19. The Local Health Authority of Hopkins County is challenging the determination as the patient had underlying health conditions. No more information is known about the case or the patient at this time. Two more positive cases were announced during the teleconference.

The Texas Department of Health Services website shows positive cases, deaths, and recoveries by county. That website can be found by clicking here: TSDHS Covid-19


Author: Chad Young

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