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Posted on: April 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 32 Total 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

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“32 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

April 04, 2020 – It is with a heavy heart that the Office of the Ellis County Judge reports the second coronavirus (COVID-19) related death of an 88-year-old Ennis resident. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information will be released.

We must continue to do our part as a community to protect the vulnerable and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Ellis County. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family during these difficult times.

There are thirty-two cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This includes twenty-eight active cases, two recoveries, and two COVID-19 related deaths.

COVID-19 Update-4-04

The Ellis County Commissioners’ Court voted unanimously to extend the current “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order. The order is consistent with President Trump, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Governor Abbott’s mitigation efforts, aimed at protecting the health of the community.

This Ellis County “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020.

For more information and a full outline please visit

Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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