Cass County Ordered to Stay at Home
Yesterday's COVID-19 update from the Joint Operations Center reported the latest number of COVID-19 cases in our area and a Stay-at-Home order for Cass County.
At the time of this press release, Bowie County has nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Cass County has four positive cases, with two of those recovered.
Yesterday, (April 1) Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks signed a continuation of her Disaster declaration which orders Cass County residents to Stay-at-Home. This order will take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020 and will continue through April 30, 2020, unless otherwise extended or terminated by further order of the County Judge.
The order mandates all individuals currently living within Cass County, Texas to shelter at their place of residence. It goes on to say residents should maintain a social distance any time they have to leave their residence. It orders all businesses in Cass County, except Essential Businesses, to cease all activities and facilities located within the county except for minimum basic operations. A list of Essential Businesses and minimum basic operations can be found in the judge’s order.
The order goes on to say all non-essential businesses are ordered to close.
For more information about this release, please contact Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks’ office at (903) 756-5181.