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Feb. 2 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 18 New Cases, 12 In COVID Unit
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Feb. 2 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 18 New Cases, 12 In COVID Unit

The good news in the Feb. 2 COVID-19 updates is that COVID-19 hospitalization continue to decrease locally, in Trauma Service Area F and across the state this week. Unfortunately, one additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatality and 19 new COVID-19 cases were reported for Hopkins County on Tuesday. Hospital Reports Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management, in the Feb. 2 COVID-19 update reported the patient count in CHRISTUS...

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Jan. 4 COVID-19 Update: 10 New Cases, 161 Active Cases, 29 In CMFH-SS COVID Unit
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Jan. 4 COVID-19 Update: 10 New Cases, 161 Active Cases, 29 In CMFH-SS COVID Unit

State and local COVID-19 reports on Jan. 4 COVID-19 showed more than twice as many new Hopkins County cases as recoveries over the last four days, and not only an increase in cases at Sulphur Springs nursing homes but also one additional resident fatality during the most recent reporting period. Continued high hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in Trauma Service Area F for the ninth consecutive day also ensure at least another week...

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Dec. 31 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 1 New Case, 6 Recoveries, 26 In COVID Unit
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Dec. 31 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 1 New Case, 6 Recoveries, 26 In COVID Unit

Texas Department of State Health Service and Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management’s Dec. 31 COVID-19 updates showed one new probable COVID-19 cases, six additional recoveries and one additional COVID-19 fatality for Hopkins County. While there were fewer patients in the local COVID unit Thursday the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Trauma Service area F hospitals was the highest reported to date. More women...

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Dec. 30 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases, 30 In COVID Unit
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Dec. 30 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases, 30 In COVID Unit

Texas Department of State Health Services and Hopkins/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management’s Dec. 30 COVID-19 updates showed 8 new COVID-19 cases, 11 recoveries, 1 fatality, 39 additional vaccines for Hopkins County on Wednesday. A patient count in the hospital COVID unit reached a new high, and while fewer COVID-19 patients were in Trauma Area F hospitals, the overall patient counts rose. Dec. 30 COVID-19 Case Counts DSHS; Dec....

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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. 22 COVID-19 Update: 47 Recoveries, 28 In COVID Unit, 3 New Probable Cases
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Dec. 22 COVID-19 Update: 47 Recoveries, 28 In COVID Unit, 3 New Probable Cases

While there were no new confirmed molecular cases reported for Hopkins County on Tuesday, there were 47 recoveries, three new probable cases and a new record patient count in the hospital COVID Unit, according to Texas Department of State Health Service’s Dec. 22 COVID-19 dashboards and Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management’s Dec. 22 COVID-19 update. Case Counts DSHS’s Dec. 22 COVID-19 Case Counts...

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Tira Community Center Closed Due To COVID-19
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Tira Community Center Closed Due To COVID-19

North Hopkins FFA Help Spruce Up Community Center Flower Beds By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent The Tira City Council meeting, which was scheduled for Sunday, December 6, 2020, was cancelled due to COVID-19 precautions. At this time, the Community Center is not open for gatherings until further notice. Members of the North Hopkins FFA cleaned out the flower beds in front of the Tira Community Center. We want to express our...

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Nov. 30 COVID-19 Update: 90 Active Cases, 25 in COVID Unit at CMFH-SS
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Nov. 30 COVID-19 Update: 90 Active Cases, 25 in COVID Unit at CMFH-SS

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 30 COVID-19 update reported 90 active COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County and 25 patients in the COVID Unit at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs. Texas Department of State Health Services also on Monday, Nov. 30 reported the COVID-19 percentage of hospital patients in Trauma Service Area F remained above 15 percent for the third consecutive day in a...

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Nov. 24 COVID-19 Update: 24 In COVID Unit, 58 Active Cases
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Nov. 24 COVID-19 Update: 24 In COVID Unit, 58 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials’ Nov. 24 COVID-19 update showed cumulative totals with 11 additional positive COVID-19 cases and 69 additional recoveries over their last report on Nov. 20. HC/SSEM also provided some additional demographic details for recent COVID-19 cases provided by DSHS. Changes in State Reporting The HC/SSEM officials in a Zoom press conference Tuesday afternoon noted that county...

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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting
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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update reported a whopping 22 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital and a change in state COVID-19 case reporting. Texas Department of State Health Services, as of Sunday, Nov. 22, will no long be providing daily updates to county officials, HC/SSEM reported in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update. No new positive cases nor new recoveries were noted by...

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