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Dec. 24 COVID-19 Update: 25 In COVID Unit, 106 Molecular Tests Conducted
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Dec. 24 COVID-19 Update: 25 In COVID Unit, 106 Molecular Tests Conducted

Free COVID-19 Testing Center Closed Dec. 24-25, Will Reopen Saturday Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Dec. 24 COVID-19 update reported the patient count in the hospital COVID unit had decreased on Christmas Eve while the number of people visiting the free testing center in Sulphur Springs increased Wednesday. positive COVID-19 result On Thursday morning, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur...

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Dec. 19 COVID-19 Update: 2 Fatalities, 7 New Molecular Tests, 17 Recoveries
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Dec. 19 COVID-19 Update: 2 Fatalities, 7 New Molecular Tests, 17 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services’ Dec. 19 COVID-19 dashboard shows 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 17 new probable cases, 16 recoveries and two fatalities. The seven new cases confirmed by molecular (PCR) testing make 70 new cases this week and 208 so far this month. Cumulatively, 1,040 Hopkins County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. That’s a 2.8 percent molecular positivity rate. The Dec....

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State Closes Free COVID-19 Testing Center In Sulphur Springs
Apr23

State Closes Free COVID-19 Testing Center In Sulphur Springs

The state officially closed the free COVID-19 testing site in Sulphur Springs, according to Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management. As more vaccine has become available to Hopkins County providers, more people are becoming vaccinated and the COVID-19 case count has continued to go down and so have the number of people being tested at the free testing site. The free COVID-19 oral testing site in Sulphur Springs had...

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COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Fall In Hopkins County, Northeast Texas Area
Apr06

COVID-19 Numbers Continue To Fall In Hopkins County, Northeast Texas Area

CMFH-SS COVID Unit Empty, No New COVID-19 Cases Reported April 5 For Hopkins County COVID-19 numbers continue to fall in Hopkins County and the Northeast Texas area. For the first time since Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management began reporting the data late last summer, not only were there no COVID-19 patients in the local hospital’s COVID-19 unit, the state also reported no new COVID-19 cases reported on Monday...

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2.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Headed To Texas, 200 Allocated To Hopkins County
Apr02

2.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Headed To Texas, 200 Allocated To Hopkins County

More than 2.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped to providers across Texas next week. The Texas Department of State Health Services is allocating 1,094,920 first doses to 2,011 providers in 200 counties, including 200 doses destined for Sulphur Springs pharmacies. Brookshire’s and Walgreens Pharmacies each are slated to receive 100 doses of the Johnson & Johnson 1-dose COVID-19 vaccine during the week of April...

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2,970 First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Allocated To Hopkins County Providers This Coming Week
Mar27

2,970 First-Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Allocated To Hopkins County Providers This Coming Week

The state is ramping up COVID-19 vaccine distributions next week as eligibility to receive the vaccination expands to everyone age 16 or older. A total of 2,970 of the more than 1 million first-doses of COVID-19 vaccine to be shipped out to providers across the state have been allocated to two Hopkins County providers in Week 16 of vaccine allocations (March 29). Christus Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has been...

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March 13 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases, 7 Recoveries, 148 Active Cases
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March 13 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases, 7 Recoveries, 148 Active Cases

COVID-19 numbers in Hopkins County are coming down overall as the number of residents receiving COVID-19 vaccinations increases, with more recoveries this month than new cases so far. Unfortunately, the number of COVID-19 fatalities continues to rise in Hopkins County too, according to Texas Department of State Health Services’ March 13 COVID-19 dashboards and reports. Case Counts The new confirmed cases reported so far this...

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106 COVID-19 Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County
Mar10

106 COVID-19 Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County

While many businesses were preparing to fully reopen and many people were celebrating the lifting of mask requirements Tuesday, Texas Department of State Health Services announced the 106 COVID-19 fatalities have now been confirmed for Hopkins County, including two deaths which occurred this month. Eleven additional residents were also reported to have contracted the virus this week, according to the COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard....

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March 8 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 170 Active Cases
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March 8 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 170 Active Cases

Hopkins County’s COVID-19 new case counts have gone down as has the total number of patients in the COVID-19 unit in the area, across the region and state, as have the number of individuals being tested daily, while the number of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations have increased, according to Texas Department of State Health Services’ March 8 COVID-19 reports. Unfortunately, five additional COVID-19 deaths have also...

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March 4 COVID-19 update: 3 Fatalities, 22 New Cases, 3 Recoveries So Far This Week
Mar04

March 4 COVID-19 update: 3 Fatalities, 22 New Cases, 3 Recoveries So Far This Week

Daily COVID-19 case and patient counts in COVID hospital units across the state have continued to decline over the last few week, but new cases do continue to be reported daily at the county, regional and state level. From March 1 to March 4 COVID-19 case counts in Hopkins County increased by 22, while only three recoveries were reported; three COVID-19 fatalities have also been confirmed for Hopkins County in the last seven days....

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