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Posted on: April 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 160 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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

April 28, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of ten additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, one probable, and six recoveries in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 160 cases of COVID-19, including 85 recoveries.

These eleven cases of COVID-19 include a 21 year-old male and 59 year-old male of Ennis, a 23 year-old male and 45 year-old male of Midlothian, and a 41 year-old female (probable) and 41 year-old male of Red Oak.

Five of these cases are residents of the City of Waxahachie. This includes a 28 year-old male, 34 year-old female, a 50 year-old male, a 57 year-old female, and a 70 year-old female who is a resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

Additionally, we are saddened to report the death of a 79 year-old female resident of Legend Oaks, increasing the total to (6) COVID-19 related deaths in Ellis County. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have experienced loss during these difficult times. Let us honor this loss of life by continuing to take precautionary measures to protect the vulnerable and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

COVID-19 in Ellis County:

COVID-19 Update-4-28

4-27 COVID19 Charts

 Todd Little,

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director


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