DSHS, TEA Launch Webpage With Texas Public Schools COVID-19 Case Data
Sep17

DSHS, TEA Launch Webpage With Texas Public Schools COVID-19 Case Data

The overall number of COVID-19 cases reported by Texas public schools was reported Sept. 17 on the Texas Department of State Health Services website. Beginning Sept. 23, Texas Education Agency, working in collaboration with DSHS, will weekly provide public schools COVID-19 case data by school district on the TEA website. The reported count of on-campus student cases of COVID-19 in the state’s public schools is 2,344 out of an...

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3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD Campuses
Sep17

3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD Campuses

By Ross LaBenske Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams over the past three days received information regarding 3 additional COVID-19 cases reported for SSISD campuses. SSISD logo On Sept. 17, Williams reported a student who was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 was present at Douglass ECLC during the week of Sept. 7-11. On Sept. 11, a Sulphur Springs Middle School student was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. The...

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Hopkins County Sept. 17 COVID-19 Update: 5 New Cases Reported, 59 More Tests Conducted
Sep17

Hopkins County Sept. 17 COVID-19 Update: 5 New Cases Reported, 59 More Tests Conducted

For the second day in a row, Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported 5 new positive COVID-19 cases, but no recoveries, and the number of patients in the COVID-19 unit at the local hospital doubled. New daily positive COVID-19 results for Hopkins County At the current rate of increase in COVID-19 cases, Hopkins County’s cumulative COVID-19 case count is likely to rise above 300 within the next week....

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5 New, 67 Active COVID-19 Cases Reported Sept. 16 For Hopkins County
Sep16

5 New, 67 Active COVID-19 Cases Reported Sept. 16 For Hopkins County

Hopkins County seemed to be on the headed in the right direction with COVID-19 this week, going 4 days without any new reports of Hopkins County residents testing positive for COVID-19 but news of 7 patient recoveries following the weekend. positive COVID-19 result The reprieve ended Wednesday, however, when Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management were notified of 5 new lab-confirmed positive molecular COVID-19 cases,...

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Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Civic Center
Sep15

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Civic Center

Free COVID-19 testing is offered at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, September 19, 2020, according to Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials. Since testing resumed at the Civic Center on Sept. 7, 380 tests have been performed at the Civic Center. The tests are molecular swab tests. Sample of the registration link on GoGetTested.com Symptoms or direct exposure...

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Age Ranges Of COVID-19 Patients Reported Sept. 14, Along With Daily Case Updates for Hopkins County
Sep14

Age Ranges Of COVID-19 Patients Reported Sept. 14, Along With Daily Case Updates for Hopkins County

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...

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TDSHS To Report 2 Additional Measures Of COVID-19 Positivity Rate
Sep14

TDSHS To Report 2 Additional Measures Of COVID-19 Positivity Rate

News Release The Texas Department of State Health Services today will begin reporting two additional measures of the COVID-19 positivity rate, the percentage of tests that are positive in a given period. The update is the result of DSHS’s work to enhance the state’s COVID-19 data in partnership with the Governor’s Strike Force. While DSHS will continue to post the data in the form Texans are used to, DSHS will primarily rely on the...

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Update On COVID-19 Cases Reported At County Schools
Sep14

Update On COVID-19 Cases Reported At County Schools

Several county schools have posted notifications regarding additional cases of COVID-19 among employees and students. novel coronavirus 2019 Como-Pickton CISD as of the last campus update reported there were 4 active student cases and one active staff cases. Fourteen students and two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered and returned to classes/work. Cumby ISD has posted no new cases since Aug. 20. Both...

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3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses
Sep14

3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses

Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams over the weekend received information regarding 3 additional COVID-19 case reported for SSISD campuses. SSISD logo On Sept. 11, another Sulphur Springs High School student was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. The student was reported to have been present at SSHS during the first week of school. The student is at least the third high school students confirmed to have COVID-19...

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Sept. 11 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 5 Recoveries, 20 Positive Antigen Tests
Sep11

Sept. 11 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 5 Recoveries, 20 Positive Antigen Tests

Three new positive COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday, Sept. 11, increasing the number of active cases in Hopkins County to 69, Hopkins County/Sulphur /Springs Emergency Management reported in the Sept. 11 Hopkins County COVID-19 update. That’s 38 total new cases reported so far in September, and 281 cumulative cases reported since March in Hopkins County. The HC/SSEM team did have some good news as well. More Hopkins County...

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