Hopkins County Update: 3 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported On July 14

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, reported that 3 new positive COVID-19 cases have been announced for Hopkins County. Local officials are requesting verification of addresses for two of the three new patients as they were listed only as Post Office boxes in Hopkins County.

July 14 is the 6th consecutive day in which new COVID-19 patients have been reported for Hopkins County, and at least the 9th day this month that new cases have been reported. New case counts reported earlier this month by HCEMT included: 1 each on July 6 and July 11; 2 each on July 7, July 13 and July 12; 4 on July 9; 6 on July 10; and 7 new cases on July 2. Overall, that’s 28 new cases report so far this month for Hopkins County.

That brings the total of positive COVID-19 cases reported since March for Hopkins County to 91. So far, 65 Hopkins County patients have recovered from COVID-19. That leaves 26 active cases of COVID-19 for Hopkins County.

One Hopkins County resident is in the COVID-19 unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs on July 14. One patient who was in CMFH-SS COVID-19 Unit Monday was discharged today, Sulphur Springs Emergency Management Coordinator/Police Chief Jason Ricketson reported.

A positive COVID-19 test result

Author: Faith Huffman

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