Texas Department of State Health Services reports show 2 more Hopkins County residents have died from COVID-19. Combined with the deaths reported on Oct. 1, that’s 5 Hopkins County coronavirus fatalities reported this week and 13 total COVID-19 deaths for Hopkins County since July when the state began using death certificate data submitted to the office of Vital Statistic to determine COVID-19 fatalities.
All 5 Hopkins County deaths are reported to have occurred in September: 2 on Sept. 22 and one each on Sept. 24, Sept. 25 and Sept. 28. Two Hopkins County residents were reported to have died as a result of COVID 19 in July, one on July 17 and another on July 22. Six additional county residents died from the virus in August: 2 on Aug. 17, Aug. 2, Aug. 4, Aug. 7 and Aug. 28, according to the DSHS reports.