At 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, Hopkins County Emergency Management officials reported they had received notification of 6 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Hopkins County, marking the sixth consecutive day new cases have been reported for Hopkins County. There have been no additional patient recoveries since July 20.
One additional patient was admitted to the COVID-19 unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs, for a total of three patients in the unit on July 25. No additional information about those cases was available, emergency management officials reported.
That brings the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases for Hopkins County since March to 142, with more than half of those cases reported this month.
During the first week of July, 10 new cases had been announced. New cases were reported every day from July 9-18, for a total of 45 additional Hopkins County residents testing positive for COVID-19, with 16 total recoveries. So far this week (July 20-25), there have been 24 new cases and 6 recoveries. That’s 79 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in July in Hopkins County, but reports of only 22 recoveries this month.
Of the 142 Hopkins County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 since mid-March, 72 have recovered, leaving 70 active cases of COVID-19 in Hopkins County on July 25, according to Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom.