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Posted on: August 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 8/3 COVID-19 Update


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COVID-19 Hotline Information

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

Ellis County COVID-19 Update - August 3rd

 According to the case line list provided by THT for August 3rd, today’s report includes an increase of 39 recoveries, increasing the total recoveries in Ellis County to 2,348. Additionally, there have been a total of 2,414 reported positive cases in Ellis County including 44 active cases (40 confirmed and 4 probable). According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Dashboard, there have been 21,868  tests administered in Ellis County. #TogetherWeWin

Comparison between DSHS Dashboard and THT

COVID-19 Case Breakdown-3

Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are distributed to the Local Health Authority from the Texas Health Trace (THT) platform. In order to uphold transparency, today’s report includes corrections made by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in the case line lists received from the State. These corrections include removing duplicated cases, removing case counts that were outside the county’s jurisdiction, and adjusting cases to the appropriate city jurisdiction. 

Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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