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Nov. 13 COVID-19 Update: 1 Additional Death, 4 New Cases
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Nov. 13 COVID-19 Update: 1 Additional Death, 4 New Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials received notification Friday that four additional Hopkins County residents had tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Nov. 13 COVID-19 update. The state also reported another COVID-19 death for Hopkins County on Friday, Nov. 13. HC/SSEM Nov. 13 COVID-19 Update The four new cases reported Friday make 129 Hopkins County residents who have received lab-confirmed...

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Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases
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Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in their Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 updates reported 10 additional Hopkins County residents have received positive COVID-19 test results. State reports also show 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County. HC/SSEM Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates HC/SSEM in their Nov. 11-12 updates reported seven new cases on Wednesday and three on Thursday. That makes 63 Hopkins County...

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Yantis ISD Closes Campuses, Switches To Virtual Learning As COVID-19 Precaution
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Yantis ISD Closes Campuses, Switches To Virtual Learning As COVID-19 Precaution

Less than 1 month after suspending all online learning, Yantis ISD announced the decision to close all school campuses and switch to virtual learning until after Thanksgiving as a COVID-19 precaution. Yantis ISD Owl logo Yantis ISD Superintendent Tracey Helfferich cited the effectiveness of face-to-face instruction compared to online learning, and the stress of the extra workload for staff in an Oct. 13 letter notifying ISD families...

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Nov. 10 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases
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Nov. 10 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 8 New Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Nov. 10 COVID-19 update, reported 8 additional Hopkins County residents received positive COVID-19 test results on Tuesday. Texas State Health Services also reported another COVID-19 fatality has been confirmed for Hopkins County. HC/SSEM Nov. 10 COVID-19 Update While there were no new recoveries reported Tuesday, the number of residents testing positive for...

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SSISD COVID-19 Snapshot
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SSISD COVID-19 Snapshot

As of Monday, Nov. 9, Lamar Primary had a 1.21 active COVID-19 case percentage, the highest campus positivity percentage among all Sulphur Springs ISD campuses at the moment, according to the SSISD COVID-19 snapshot Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams presented at SSISD trustees at their regular meeting. SSISD logo That 1.21 percent includes four positive staff cases; while they have not tested positive for COVID-19, one staff...

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Nov. 9 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 14 New Cases, 42 Recoveries, Antigen Tests
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Nov. 9 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 14 New Cases, 42 Recoveries, Antigen Tests

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials for the second consecutive update reported COVID-19 recoveries outpaced new cases several times over on Monday. Officials in the Nov. 9 COVID-19 update also began weekly state reporting regarding antigen positive COVID-19 tests and cases. There were 14 new positive COVID-19 cases, 10 more than were reported on Friday, but they do include any lab-confirmed molecular positive...

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Two Lady Cats Basketball Home Games Are Canceled After Positive COVID-19 Test
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Two Lady Cats Basketball Home Games Are Canceled After Positive COVID-19 Test

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell said Monday, November 9, that the Lady Cats Varsity Basketball Team is quarantined for two weeks after a team member tested positive for coronavirus. The Lady Cats next two homes games, against Mount Vernon Tuesday, November 10, and against Paris next Monday have been canceled. A home game last Friday against Sherman was also canceled last week when the entire Sherman team was quarantined...

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Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County
Nov09

Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County

Hopkins County and Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, along with the Local Health Authority will soon be increasing the amount of COVID-19 data included in the COVID-19 reporting for Hopkins County. The county officials also gave a quick update on the COVID-19 situation in Hopkins County, and how it is impacting the community as a whole as well as emergency responders and law enforcement personnel. Reporting Changes In...

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Nov. 6 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 21 Recoveries
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Nov. 6 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 21 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services Nov. 6 reported another COVID-19 fatality has been confirmed for Hopkins County, while Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management in the Nov. 6 COVID-19 update reported 4 new cases and 21 recoveries. Sulphur Springs ISD also reported a dozen new cases Friday afternoon. HC/SSEM Nov. 6 COVID-19 update While the COVID-19 case count in Hopkins County rose by 4 cases to 31 for the week and...

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Nov. 5 COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 152 Active Cases
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Nov. 5 COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 152 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials received notification 3 additional Hopkins County residents have received positive COVID-19 results on lab-confirmed molecular tests, according to the Nov. 5 COVID-19 update. HC/SSEM Nov. 5 COVID-19 update That makes 27 Hopkins County residents who have tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019 this week and 711 who have tested positive for the virus since March. Thursday...

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