COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Monday Morning, April 13, 2020
Miller County goes up to 24 total cases, 123 negative results, 3 recovered, 0 deaths. Updated Monday morning, April 13.
Bowie County is up to 41 cases total as of this report from Friday afternoon, April 10.
5 have died in Bowie County.
Cass County is reporting 5 cases at this time with 2 of those recovered.
Bowie County Judge Bobby Howell has extended the Shelter in Place order for the county until at least April 30.
Joint Operations Center
Bowie & Cass County/City of Texarkana, TX
4/10/20 at 3:00 PM
TEXARKANA, TX—Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 41 positive cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Cass County has a total of five positive cases confirmed, with two of those recovered.
It is important during this time to remember the need for blood is not diminished. Please continue to donate blood during this crisis, as accidents and emergencies are still happening, and the need for blood is still present. LifeShare Blood Center is relying on donors to visit its network of donor centers across Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas. Each donor center is operating on extended hours due to the COVID-19 crisis. To schedule a donation, call (903) 794-3173.
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County (as of 4/10/20)
Total Cases in Bowie County - 41
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-19 - 0
20-29 - 4
30-39 - 9
40-49 - 9
50-59 - 9
60-69 - 6
70-79 - 4
Male - 20
Female - 21
Deaths - 5
There are several local resources for those in need of food. A list of those resources can be found here: https://harvestregionalfoodbank.org/food-assistance/
Cass County asks individuals who have tested positive, or their healthcare providers, to report positive cases to the Emergency Management Coordinator at (903) 796-7973.
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org. The local hotline telephone number is (903) 255-5560.
Texas Health and Human Services COVID-19 Map.
City of Texarkana, Texas Emergency Management say if you have a local question about COVID-19 please send them an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to Arkansas Department of Health.