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Jan. 9 COVID-19 Update: 5 Fatalities, 9 New Cases, 4 Recoveries, 217 Active Cases
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Jan. 9 COVID-19 Update: 5 Fatalities, 9 New Cases, 4 Recoveries, 217 Active Cases

Five additional COVID-19 fatalities, 9 new cases and four recoveries were reported for Hopkins County in the Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 9 COVID-19 dashboard for Texas Case Counts. Case Counts and Fatalities A total of 1,217 molecular COVID-19 cases have been reported for Hopkins County since March, which means two additional Hopkins County residents received lab-confirmed molecular COVID-19 test results as of 2:15...

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January 3, 2021 COVID-19 Update: Only 1 ICU Bed Remains Open In Region
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January 3, 2021 COVID-19 Update: Only 1 ICU Bed Remains Open In Region

As local Hopkins County officials wait for direction from Governor Abbott’s office on latest state mandated occupancy restrictions, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to rise in our region as well as across the state. The latest Texas DSHS Dashboard shows only 1 ICU bed is open and available in the 8 county region known as Trauma Service Area F. This same region now has a COVID-19 hospitalization rate of...

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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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Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services
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Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services

Executive Order Re-Authorizes Elective Surgeries For Majority of Texas Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas is expanding occupancy levels for select businesses and services and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of the state. Plans for both are outlined in 2 new Executive orders. Texas Governor Greg Abbott Executive Order No. GA-30 expands occupancy levels for restaurants, retail stores, office...

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July 6, 2020 Update:  Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed
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July 6, 2020 Update: Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 6th, reported they’d been notified of 1 more new positive COVID-19 case reported in the last 24 hours. This puts the county over the 20 case threshold meaning the mask mandate from the governor WILL be in effect in Hopkins County. The total number of cases reporting positive since the pandemic began is now 71, with 50 recoveries leaving the 21 active cases....

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July 2, 2020 Update: 15 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases This Week, 26 Active Cases
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July 2, 2020 Update: 15 New Hopkins County COVID-19 Cases This Week, 26 Active Cases

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 2, reported they’d been notified of 7 more new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours. That’s following a report of 8 new cases earlier this week. The county said they received 6 reports yesterday and 1 additional report today, for a total of 15 new Hopkins County COVID-19 cases this week. That brings the totals at this time to 67 cases...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30
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Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30

Newsom: CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Still Has Room In COVID-19 Unit The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, reported they’d received notification of 8 new positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. That makes a total of 59 positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in MidMarch, including 41 Hopkins County residents who have recovered. That leaves 18 active cases of...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries
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Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team on Friday evening, June 26 reported 1 new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County and several new recoveries. This makes a total of 52 positive cases since the pandemic began in MidMarch, and a total of 41 patients confirmed to have recovered from coronavirus. That leaves 11 active cases. Judge Robert Newsom reported the Governor’s order issued today placed responsibility...

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Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case
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Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued another executive order in response to the recent spikes in COVID-19 cases across the state. The order places limits on some businesses, such as bars, and services such as water and outdoor activities. Governor Greg Abbott issues an executive order limiting some businesses and services in response to the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state this week. “As I said from the start, if the...

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3 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported May 19 In Hopkins County
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3 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported May 19 In Hopkins County

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom at 8:45 p.m. May 19 reported two additional positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed for Hopkins County, for a total of three new positive COVID-19 cases reported today. Newsom and Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Endsley said officials have received no background information on the three cases yet. They do know that all three are being treated in isolation. A positive COVID-19 test...

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