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Posted on: April 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 44 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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44 Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County

April 07, 2020 – The Ellis County Local Health Authority has confirmed 6 additional cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 44 cases of COVID-19.

As of this evening, there is one additional confirmed positive in Ennis, one in Midlothian, one in Red Oak, and three in Waxahachie.

At this time, we are excited to announce a recovery of the first 72-year-old Maypearl resident. For privacy, no additional information will be released.

As a county we must continue to do our part and help save lives by preventing the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to follow guidelines provided by President Trump, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Governor Abbott’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

COVID-19 Update-4-07

Ellis County is currently under a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” that will expire on 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020.

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

Stay Safe and Stay Resilient!

Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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