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County Officials Report Certain Businesses Required To Reduce Capacity from 75 To 50 Percent Due To High Hospitalizations In Area
Jan04

County Officials Report Certain Businesses Required To Reduce Capacity from 75 To 50 Percent Due To High Hospitalizations In Area

COVID-19 Vaccine Available Now At Hospital To 1A Individuals, Later This Week at Clinic To 1B Individuals Hopkins County officials late Monday morning reported they have received letters stipulating that certain Hopkins County businesses are required to scale back from 75 to 50 percent capacity because of “high hospitalizations” in this Trauma Service Area for 8 straight days. The hospital and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic do...

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DSHS Includes Hopkins Among Counties In Areas With ‘High Hospitalizations’
Jan02

DSHS Includes Hopkins Among Counties In Areas With ‘High Hospitalizations’

Designation Could Have Impact on Local Businesses Texas Department of State Health Services on Jan. 2 listed Trauma Service Area F, which includes Hopkins County, among those in which COVID-19 patients account for a high percentage of the overall hospital capacity, or those having “high hospitalizations,” which could impact local businesses. According to the DSHS website, all counties in TSA F except Delta, Morris and Red...

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COVID Transmission Rates Across The US, Texas, Hopkins County Continue To Be High
Jan12

COVID Transmission Rates Across The US, Texas, Hopkins County Continue To Be High

COVID transmission rates across the Country, state and county continue to be high this week, increasing 2.7 percent across the United States over the past 7 days compared to the previous 7, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A total of 627,752 active cases were reported in Texas, including 483 Hopkins County residents who actively had COVID-19 at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, according to Texas Department of State...

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Harvey: CHRISTUS Update – The COVID Unit Isn’t The Only Area With High Census
Oct02

Harvey: CHRISTUS Update – The COVID Unit Isn’t The Only Area With High Census

While CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs has seen a reduction in the number of patients in the COVID Unit over the past couple of weeks, the hospital has continued to have a high census count, CMFH-SS CEO Paul Harvey noted earlier this week in an update about the local hospital and CHRISTUS’ Sulphur Springs facilities. COVID Unit Since the surge in COVID cases starting in June, CMFH-SS has consistently had patient...

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Jan. 22 COVID-19 Update: 17 New Cases, 56 Additional Vaccines Administered, COVID Hospitalizations Decrease
Jan22

Jan. 22 COVID-19 Update: 17 New Cases, 56 Additional Vaccines Administered, COVID Hospitalizations Decrease

Although nearly twice as many new COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday than on Thursday, the COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased both locally and across the region, according to the Jan. 22 COVID-19 reports from Texas Department of State Health Services and Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management. While there were no new recoveries reported on Friday, there also were no new fatalities announced, but 56 additional doses...

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After 32 Days, GA-32 Restrictions Lifted For Trauma Service Area F
Feb04

After 32 Days, GA-32 Restrictions Lifted For Trauma Service Area F

Newsom: “We are back to 75% occupancy in small businesses and bars can reopen under GA-32” Trauma Service Area F, which spans across Northeast Texas, is no longer under Executive Order GA-32 restrictions as COVID-19 hospitalizations had remained under 15 percent of the total hospital capacity for seven consecutive days as of Wednesday, according to Texas Department of Public Safety’s Feb. 4 COVID-19 dashboards and...

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Feb. 3 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 28 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, 174 Active Cases
Feb03

Feb. 3 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 28 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, 174 Active Cases

While the COVID-19 hospitalizations remain low across the state this week, Hopkins County is experiencing a spike in new COVID-19 cases, increasing the overall active case count to rise from 130 on Sunday to 174 on Wednesday, according to the Department of State Health Services Feb. 3 COVID-19 dashboards. Case Counts On Wednesday, a total of 28 new COVID-19 cases were reported, increasing the total so far this week to 63. Over the...

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Feb. 2 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 18 New Cases, 12 In COVID Unit
Feb02

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. 30 COVID-19 Update: 12 New Cases, 4 Recoveries
Jan30

Jan. 30 COVID-19 Update: 12 New Cases, 4 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 30 COVID-19 dashboards show COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline both in Trauma Service Area F and across the state. While there continue to be new COVID-19 cases, recoveries and the number of people vaccinated in Hopkins County continue to rise daily this week as well. Jan. 30 COVID-19 Case Counts A dozen additional COVID-19 cases were reported for Hopkins County on Friday,...

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Jan. 27 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 15 New Cases, 24 Recoveries
Jan27

Jan. 27 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 15 New Cases, 24 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 27 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboards showed one additional fatality, 15 new cases, 24 recoveries and 31 additional vaccine doses administered. COVID-19 Fatalities, Nursing Facility Updates The dashboard showed 92 COVID-19 fatalities at 5 p.m. Jan. 27, which means 1 additional Hopkins County resident has died from COVID-19. The latest death, according to the DSHS Fatalities over Time by...

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