Thanksgiving leftovers were not limited to turkey and dressing this year as COVID-19 cases increased slightly in our area post turkey day. Trauma Service Area F (see charts below) which includes Texarkana, New Boston, and Paris, has a reported 42 people hospitalized, that's up a bit from 33 reported last week, 15 of those in ICU, 8 on ventilators, and thank goodness, still 0 pediatric cases.

Here are your latest COVID-19 numbers for Texarkana and the immediate surrounding area. Stay healthy my friends.

Bowie County

New Cases: 12
Probable Cases: 14
Total All-Time Cases: 7727
Total Deaths: 347

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 36%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 65%

Cass County

New Cases: 3
Probable Cases: 1
Total All-Time Cases: 2778
Total Deaths: 157

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 35%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 59%

State of Texas

Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 60%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 83%


NOTICE:

Effective 11/15/2021 - The Arkansas Department of Health has changed the population count using the 2020 Census population for Arkansas and added individuals age 5-11 years old. This change resulted in a decrease in the percent of individuals partially and fully immunized as reported on the COVID-19 dashboard.

Miller County

Active Cases: 60
Total All-Time Cases: 6721
Total Deaths: 151

Partially Vaccinated: 4.5%
Fully Vaccinated: 14.6%

Little River County

Active Cases: 10
Total All-Time Cases: 2132
Total Deaths: 82

Partially Vaccinated: 5.8%
Fully Vaccinated: 30.4%

State of Arkansas

Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 11.7%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 51.5%


Vaccine Updates

Texas State Data
Arkansas State Data [NEW]

Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.


Texarkana Area Chart Updates: (Open the images in a new browser to see them larger)

As of 11/4/21, 5-year-olds and up are now included in the vaccine numbers.

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