The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team called a second news meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 10, for another COVID-19 update. A total of 6 new COVID-19 cases were reported July 10. At 3 p.m. Friday, four new positive COVID-19 cases and 1 recovery were reported for Hopkins County. At 7:30 p.m., 2 additional positive cases were reported.
Among the 4 cases reported earlier in the day were Hopkins County residents tested at mobile collection sites in surrounding counties.
That brings the total of positive COVID-19 cases reported since March for Hopkins County to 83. Of those, 51 Hopkins County patients have recovered. That leaves 32 active cases of COVID-19 for Hopkins County.
As of the last report, 2 patients were in the COVID-19 unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs. One patient is a Hopkins County resident and one resident lives outside of Hopkins County. No patients in the COVID-19 unit are on ventilators, the emergency management officials reported.