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Dec. 24 COVID-19 Update: 25 In COVID Unit, 106 Molecular Tests Conducted
Dec24

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
Dec19

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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Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too
Apr14

Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too

Alcohol isn’t the only thing a breath test can detect; COVID-19 can now be detected in less than 3 minutes using a breath sample. Not having to stick a long cotton swab up the nose, have a blood sample drawn or cheek swab to check for the virus sounds great, just don’t expect to see the new diagnostic devices readily available to the average consumer anytime soon – or even some locations that previously conducted...

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COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14
Jan14

COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14

As has been the case across the country, state and world, COVID-19 cases have continued to surge in Hopkins County this week. Over the past four days alone, new cases have far outpaced recoveries with only 24 recoveries and 157 new COVID cases, which coupled with the 174 new cases reported Jan. 1-7, 2022, leaves 578 Hopkins County resident who still actively had COVID-19 on Thursday, Jan. 13, according to Texas Department of State...

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More Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases Reported During The Last 2 Weeks Than June and July Combined
Sep12

More Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases Reported During The Last 2 Weeks Than June and July Combined

Another Hopkins County Resident Confirmed To Have Died From Coronavirus Coronavirus cases continue to surge, with more new COVID-19 cases reported among Hopkins County residents during the last 2 weeks than during June and July combined. Two of the 461 Hopkins County residents who’ve had COVID during the last 2 weeks were confirmed by death certificate to have died as a result of the virus; the most recent COVID death was one of...

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120th COVID-19 Fatality, 35 New Cases, 6 Recoveries, 270 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug19

120th COVID-19 Fatality, 35 New Cases, 6 Recoveries, 270 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday announced the 120th COVID-19 fatality for Hopkins County, along with 35 new cases, 270 active cases and 6 recoveries on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. COVID-19 Fatalties Wednesday marked consecutive two consecutive days this week and the fourth time in 10 days that DSHS has reported another Hopkins County resident has died as a result of COVID-19. That makes six coronavirus deaths so...

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3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County
Aug17

3 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 New Cases & 27 Recoveries Reported Aug. 17, 2021, For Hopkins County

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to swell in Hopkins County, with 25 new COVID-19 cases reported Aug. 17, three additional deaths and 27 recoveries reported on Tuesday, 2021. That leaves 244 active COVID-19 cases among Hopkins County residents on Aug. 17. Also across the region, only 1 ICU hospital bed was available on Monday. COVID-19 Deaths Across the state, only 96 new COVID-19 fatalities were recorded by Texas Department of...

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116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug14

116th COVID-19 Death, 249 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise, so too does the fatality rate and the number of COVID patients in the hospital and Northeast Texas. The 116th COVID-19 death and 249 active cases in people with Hopkins County zip codes had been reported as of 1:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2021, according to the DSHS COVID-19 Case Count dashboard. On Friday, DSHS reported another Hopkins County resident has died from...

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115th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed, 203 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug12

115th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed, 203 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

DSHS Resumes Filling Medical Staffing Requests It’s no secret that COVID-19 cases have continued to rising once again in Texas – including Hopkins County. The 7-day state average of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 was 10,332, contributing to the 10,463 in Texas hospitals on Aug. 10. That is nearly 3,000 new confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations reported in the last week, according to Texas Department of State Health...

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Active COVID-19 Case Count In Hopkins County On The Rise
Aug02

Active COVID-19 Case Count In Hopkins County On The Rise

As has been the case across the state and country, the active COVID-19 case county in Hopkins County rose significantly over the last week, but, unlike in some larger cities where hospitals are having to divert COVID-19 patients to other healthcare facilities, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs is still able to accept patients. In fact hospitals in the region continue to be at less than the 15 percent identified by the...

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