Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials today, along with the daily case counts provided an updates report regarding ages of COVID-19 patients in Hopkins County.
As of Monday, people ages ages 61 and older made up the 22 percent of Hopkins County residents ho have tested positive for COVID-19, the largest percentage of any of the groups. In second were people ages 31-40. Tied for third largest group at 14 percent each was the group consisting of people ages 21-30 and ages 51-60. People age 51-50 make up 13 percent of the COVID-19 cases among Hopkins County residents on Sept. 14, followed by Hopkins County residents ages 11-20 at 12 percent. Children ages 1-10 years account for the final 6 percent of Hopkins County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.
While there have been no new cases reported Sept. 14, HC/SSEM reported 7 additional people have recovered from COVID-19, since Friday. That’s 23 recoveries reported so far this month. Overall, that’s 217 of the 281 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 since March have recovered.
The 7 recoveries reported Sept. 14 reduce the number of active cases among Hopkins County residents to 62.
Two fewer patients were reported to be in the COVID-19 unit at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital on Monday than the four reported on Friday, Sept. 11. That’s the fewest number reported in the COVID unit so far this month, according to the updates provided by HC/SSEM during their Monday-Friday updates.
From Sept. 7-Sept. 12, there were 319 COVID-19 tests conducted during the free testing offered at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.
As of Sept. 13, there were no active COVID-19 cases among enrolled students or employees at Hopkins County child care centers.
There also were no active cases at Sulphur Springs assisted living facilities as of Aug. 31, the most recent data available provided by Texas Health and Human Services. There continued to be two active COVID-19 cases among employees at Carriage House Manor on Aug. 31, HHS reported.