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Posted on: June 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 6 Recoveries & 12 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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“6 Recoveries & 12 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

June 17, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of twelve additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and six recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 499 cases of COVID-19, including 361 recoveries.

It is with a heavy heart that we report one additional loss of life due to COVID-19, bringing the total to (19) COVID-19 related deaths in Ellis County. This patient was a 77 year-old female of Pleasant Manor Healthcare & Rehabilitation. The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management continues to work with local jurisdictions to provide personal protective equipment (PPE), schedule mass decontamination cleaning services, coordinate COVID testing, and assist in providing other resources to help mitigate the risks of COVID-19 in Ellis County. 

 As of today, DSHS reports 7,599 tests administered in Ellis County. These updates can be found on their website

These additional cases of COVID-19 include:


  • 24 year-old male 


  • 1 year-old female

  • 66 year-old female


  • 19 year-old female


  • 81 year-old female


  • 25 year-old male

  • 34 year-old female 

  • 34 year-old female 

  • 34 year-old male

  • 37 year-old male

  • 47 year-old male

  • 70 year-old female

 Todd Little

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director 

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