Texarkana Area COVID-19 Flattening the Curve – March 16
These numbers are getting better every day in Texas and Arkansas, let's keep it going with some common sense... If things get a little too tight in a crowd, have your mask handy or simply leave if you don't feel comfortable. Still wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. There is a light at the end of this tunnel, let's try to avoid any major spikes along the way.
Bowie County reports 2 new cases for a total of 4621 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases including 1 probable case. COVID-related deaths are at 195. Active cases are reported at 461. The total recovered cases for Bowie County is 6059.
Bowie County Vaccinations - First Dose: 10845
Bowie County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 6051
Cass County has 2 new cases and a total of 1132, plus 0 probable cases and 1647 of those recovered, 77 active cases, and a COVID death total of 79.
Cass County Vaccinations - First Dose: 3080
Cass County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 1333
Miller County reports 4114 cumulative cases, 34 active cases, 4046 recovered cases, and a total of 34 COVID-19 related deaths. (3/16/21)
Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.
Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map...
Click here. For a quick reference, blue means it's in stock, red means out of stock. More from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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.
Vaccine Allocations: https://www.dshs.texas.gov
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org.
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