Hopkins County Update: 1 New Positive COVID-19 Case & 1 Recovery On July 15

In what has become a daily occurence of positive COVID-19 cases, the Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 6:30 p.m. Wedesday, July 15, reported that 1 new positive COVID-19 case has been returned for Hopkins County. One additional recovery was reported as well, leaving the number of active cases at 26.

July 15th is the 7th consecutive day in which new COVID-19 patients have been reported for Hopkins County, and at least the 10th day this month that new cases have been reported. All of the active cases still are being monitored by one nurse with the Local Health Authority overseen by Dr. Balkom.

That brings the total of positive COVID-19 cases reported since March for Hopkins County to 92. So far, 66 Hopkins County patients have recovered from COVID-19. That leaves 26 active cases of COVID-19 for Hopkins County.

One Hopkins County resident remains in the COVID-19 unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs on July 15, as reported by Sulphur Springs Emergency Management Coordinator/Police Chief Jason Ricketson.

A positive COVID-19 test result

Author: Faith Huffman

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