TEXARKANA, TX- The first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Bowie County, TX has been identified.
Presumptive positive means that the person has tested positive for the virus with a test done at the state or local level. Currently, presumptive positive cases must have sample undergo confirmatory testing at the CDC.
According to a press release, officials are awaiting confirmation from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More details will be released as they become available.
The Bowie County/City of Texarkana, TX Emergency Operations Center has been opened and will operate Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The public telephone number is (903) 255-5560.
All Arkansas Schools are currently closed. Pleasant Grove ISD in Texarkana has also closed for two weeks.
For the latest on COVID-19 closures in Texarkana see – https://txktoday.com/featured-2/texarkana-covid-19-closures/