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DSHS Reports 20th COVID-19 Death For Hopkins County, 3 New COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD
Oct12

DSHS Reports 20th COVID-19 Death For Hopkins County, 3 New COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD

Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday reported a 20th COVID-19 death for Hopkins County on Sunday, and Sulphur Springs ISD on Friday reported 3 new cases in the district. That’s one additional death of a Hopkins County resident from COVID-19 since July; deaths are assigned based on official cause of death on deaths certificates that are submitted to the state vital statistics office and reported to DSHS. The 20th...

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19th COVID-19 Death Reported For Hopkins County
Oct10

19th COVID-19 Death Reported For Hopkins County

Texas Department of State Health Services on Oct. 10 reported another novel coronavirus 2019 fatality, marking the 19th COVID-19 death reported for Hopkins County. The death, according to the DSHS County Trends report, occurred on Sept. 20. That’s 9 Hopkins County residents who, according to the cause of death on the official death certificate submitted to the state, died during the month of September: two each on Sept. 22 and...

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2 New, 13 Total COVID-19 Deaths For Hopkins County
Oct03

2 New, 13 Total COVID-19 Deaths For Hopkins County

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...

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3 More COVID-19 Deaths, 17 New Cases, 8 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County On Oct. 1
Oct02

3 More COVID-19 Deaths, 17 New Cases, 8 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County On Oct. 1

October is off to a rocky start in Hopkins County. Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported 8 new recoveries and 17 new positive COVID-19 cases, while the state reported 3 more COVID-19 deaths for Hopkins County on Oct. 1. positive COVID-19 test That’s the fourth day in a row that HC/SSEM officials have announced additional recoveries from COVID-19, for a total of 44 recoveries reported during that...

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2 Additional COVID-19 Deaths Assigned To Hopkins County Aug. 27
Aug28

2 Additional COVID-19 Deaths Assigned To Hopkins County Aug. 27

While no new positive COVID-19 cases were reported in Hopkins County on Thursday, there were no recoveries either. Two additional deaths were assigned to Hopkins County by the state and three additional patients were reported to have been admitted to the COVID-19 unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs. novel coronavirus 2019 Texas Department of State Health Services on August 27 showed 7 fatalities assigned to...

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Emergency Management Officials: State-Reported COVID-19 Death Confirmed To Be An Error
Jul13

Emergency Management Officials: State-Reported COVID-19 Death Confirmed To Be An Error

The state-reported COVID-19 death assigned to Hopkins County on July 12 on the Texas Health and Human Services/Texas Department of State Health Services COVID-19 website has been confirmed to be an error, entered in error by the state, a member of the Hopkins County Emergency Management Team reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 13. The HCEMT officials, upon being made aware of the report, contacted state officials both July 12 and...

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*Updated* Local Health Authority Still In Dark On State-Reported COVID-19 Death
Jul13

*Updated* Local Health Authority Still In Dark On State-Reported COVID-19 Death

KSST News has received information from our local Emergency Management Team that this latest state reported death has been determined to be a mistake. For the fourth time, the Texas Health and Human Services/Texas Department of State Health Services COVID-19 website has registered a death from COVID-19 to Hopkins County, and for the fourth time the Local Health Authority reports to KSST News that they have still not been notified in...

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State Corrects Prior Report, Confirms No Hopkins County COVID-19 Deaths
Jun25

State Corrects Prior Report, Confirms No Hopkins County COVID-19 Deaths

Despite earlier reports from the state, state and local officials confirm there have been no Hopkins County COVID-19 deaths. Both deaths had been removed from their reporting system by 4 p.m. today. Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 5 p.m. reported one new case and 10 additional recoveries. However, at that point, HCEMT was still waiting for official confirmation that the two state reported COVID-19 deaths were incorrect. A...

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State Reports SECOND COVID-19 Death for Hopkins County
Jun21

State Reports SECOND COVID-19 Death for Hopkins County

On June 21st the Texas Department of State Health Services has reported that another person has died in Hopkins County due to complications of COVID-19. This is the second death reported from the state health authority. No more information is known about either one of the cases or patients at this time. On June 20th, the first death from COVID-19 was reported by the state, and confirmed by county officials but the Local Health...

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State Reports First COVID-19 Death for Hopkins County, Local Officials Challenge
Jun20

State Reports First COVID-19 Death for Hopkins County, Local Officials Challenge

On June 20th Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom confirmed that the State of Texas had reported that one person has died in Hopkins County due to complications of COVID-19. The Local Health Authority of Hopkins County is challenging the determination as the patient had underlying health conditions. No more information is known about the case or the patient at this time. Two more positive cases were announced during the teleconference....

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