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Posted on: May 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 18 Recoveries & 21 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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DSHS COVID-19 Call Center: 1-877-570-9779

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“21 Recoveries & 18 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

May 27, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of eighteen additional cases of COVID-19 and twenty-one recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 312 cases of COVID-19, including 263 recoveries.

Additionally, DSHS has reported the thirteenth loss of life of a 51 year-old female resident of Ennis. It is with a heavy heart that we report an additional loss of life due to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and all who have experienced loss during these unprecedented times. 

 These additional cases of COVID-19 include:


  • 23 year-old male

  • 28 year-old female

 Glenn Heights-

  • 58 year-old male


  • 52 year-old male


  • 34 year-old male and 37 year-old female (of the same residence)


  • 62 year-old male

 Red Oak-

  • 40 year-old female

  • 58 year-old male


  • 38 year-old female and 47 year-old male probable case (of the same residence)

  • 40 year-old female and 43 year-old male (of the same residence)

  • 43 year-old male

  • 49 year-old male

  • 54 year-old male

  • 63 year-old female

  • 83 year-old resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation 

 The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has adjusted a recently reported DSHS case of the City of Red Oak to the appropriate jurisdiction of Waxahachie. Additionally, OEM has corrected a recent DSHS reported duplicated COVID-19 case of the City of Red Oak. The newly reported numbers reflect the described adjustments. As of today, DSHS has reported 4,433 tests administered in Ellis County. These updates can be found on their website at

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:

5-27 COVID-19 Graphic

5-27 COVID19 Charts


Todd Little, 

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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