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Posted on: May 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 142 Recoveries & 210 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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“142 Recoveries & 210 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

May 6, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of four additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, one probable, and three recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 210 cases of COVID-19, including 142 recoveries.

These five additional cases of COVID-19 include a 54 year-old female of the City of Ennis, a 38 year-old female, 41 year-old male (probable), and a 44 year-old male all of the City of Red Oak.

Additionally, one of the newly reported cases of COVID-19 include the tenth loss of life of a 71 year-old resident of Legend Oaks in Waxahachie. We hope everyone will take a moment to keep our fellow residents affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers.

Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are delivered to our Local Health Authority by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management continues to work closely with local jurisdictions in mitigating the risks of COVID-19 in Ellis County. It is highly encouraged that all residents wear masks while in public and practice distancing where practicable. Residents should avoid all gatherings where safe distancing practices are not achievable. 

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:

5-6 COVID19 Graphic

 5-6 COVID19 Charts

Todd Little,

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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