Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers – October 8
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports 47 new cases since Monday, October 5, 2020 for a total of 1,425 positive COVID-19 cases, with 74 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 1,059 recoveries.
NOTICE: The EOC has changed the way deaths are reported, to more effectively match the state’s DSHS fatality report, and hopefully eliminate confusion. EOC personnel has matched death certificate information with hospital/care facility reports, and now have verified that 74 Bowie County residents have died due to COVID 19 to date. The website has been updated to reflect this change.
Miller County has 1005 total cases, 125 active positive cases, 869 recovered and 11 deaths. (Updated 10/08/20)
Through the end of the year, free testing will be offered Monday- Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm at Texarkana- Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W. 12th Street, Texarkana, TX 75501. There are no requirements for testing (residency included), oral swab with results in 48-96 hours, and pre-registration available at www.gogettested.com.
|Total Positive Cases in Bowie County||1425|
|Bowie County Patients Hospitalized locally||16|
|Bowie County Patients Recovered||1059|
|COVID-19 Deaths in Bowie County||74|
|Non-resident Patients Hospitalized locally||32|