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DSHS Reports 2 Additional, 23 Total COVID-19 Fatalities For Hopkins County

Texas Department of State Health Services Saturday, Oct. 17, reported 2 additional and 23 total COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County.

According to the DSHS “County Trends” and “Case Counts” reports, one of the deaths was reported to have occurred on Sept. 29 and the other on Oct. 5.

That makes 10 Hopkins county residents confirmed by official cause of death on death certificates submitted to the state’s Vital Statistics office to have died from COVID-19 in September and Hopkins County residents who are 5 so far in October, including three on Oct. 5. Six deaths were also reported in August and 2 in July, according to DSHS.

COVID-19 fatalities assigned to Hopkins County by Texas Department of State Health Services based on death certificate cause of death

Author: KSST Contributor

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