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Posted on: May 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 5 Recoveries & 5 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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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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“5 Recoveries & 5 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

May 20, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of five additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and five recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 286 cases of COVID-19, including 210 recoveries.

 These six additional cases of COVID-19 include a 25 year-old male and 63 year-old male of Ennis, 32 year-old female and 57 year-old male of Midlothian, and a 63 year-old female of Red Oak.

 As of today, DSHS has reported 3,661 tests administered in Ellis County. These updates can be found on their website at

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:                                             

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Todd Little, 

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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