Covid-19 Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

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Hometown Heroes Serving Abroad: Seaman Cody Hampton
Townsquare Media - Texarkana salutes our hometown heroes wherever they may serve. This guy, Seaman Cody Hampton, is from Prescott, Arkansas. Here he is working his hair-cutting magic on fellow sailors and aviators. You know those aviators like to keep it high and tight to reduce drag, or that's…
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Cass County has a total of 176 cases with 99 recoveries, 8 deaths and currently 69 active cases.
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COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Friday, August 7
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 713 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 39 related deaths. There are currently 383 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 166 cases with 84 recoveries, 8 deaths and currently 74 active cases.
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Five PGISD Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19
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COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Thursday, August 6
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 679 positive COVID-19 cases, with 291 recoveries and 38 related deaths. There are currently 350 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 160 cases with 84 recoveries, 7 deaths and currently 69 active cases.
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COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Tuesday, August 4
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 643 positive COVID-19 cases, with 286 recoveries and 38 related deaths. There are currently 306 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 153 cases with 76 recoveries, 6 deaths and currently 71 active cases.
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COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Friday, July 31
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 619 positive COVID-19 cases, with 281 recoveries and 38 related deaths. There are currently 300 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 149 cases with 68 recoveries, 5 deaths and currently 76 active cases.
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Nominate Unsung Heroes in Our Community
Give a little back and throw a little love to the essential worker heroes that have kept our community running during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nominate someone that's gone above and beyond. The winners will be celebrated at a special luncheon at Schlotzsky’s.
COVID-19 Texarkana Area Update for Thursday, July 30
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 609 positive COVID-19 cases, with 262 recoveries and 37 related deaths. There are currently 310 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total of 142 cases with 68 recoveries, 5 deaths and currently 69 active cases.
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Free COVID-19 Testing for Veterans Starting August 1
If you are a Veteran, first of all, Thank You for your service. Second of all, did you know you will be able to be tested for COVID-19 or free starting this Saturday, Aug. 1? That's right and it will be made super easy for you to be tested because it will be a drive-through testing event.

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