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Posted on: May 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 12 Recoveries & 8 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

“12 Recoveries & 8 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

May 29, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of eight additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and twelve recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 335 cases of COVID-19, including 285 recoveries.

These additional cases of COVID-19 include:


  • 18 year-old male


  • 23 year-old female

  • 45 year-old male

  • 55 year-old female


  • 38 year-old resident (DSHS has not reported the gender at this time)


  • 54 year-old male

 Red Oak-

  • 18 year-old male

  • 24 year-old male

 Additionally, it is with a heavy heart that we report the fourteenth loss of life due to COVID-19. This loss of life includes a 92 year-old male of Ennis, TX. We hope as a community you will join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to the families that have experienced loss during this time. 

 As of today, DSHS has reported 5,018 tests administered in Ellis County. These updates can be found on their website at .

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:

5-29 COVID-19 Graphic

5-29 COVID19 Charts

Todd Little, 

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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