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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 15 Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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COVID-19 Hotline Information

A DSHS COVID-19 Call Center was established and an email box created to receive incoming questions from the general public.


DSHS COVID-19 Call Center: 1-877-570-9779

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

“15 Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

March 28, 2020 – The Local Health Authority has confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Ellis County received its first positive case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 17. To date, all COVID-19 cases are currently in recovery. There have been zero COVID-19 related deaths in Ellis County at this time.

COVID-19 in Ellis County:

COVID-19 Update-3-28

The Ellis County “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order is in effect through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April
03, 2020, unless extended.

For more information and a full outline of the order please visit

Todd Little,
Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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