TEXAKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 769 positive COVID-19 cases, with 308 recoveries and 40 deaths. There are currently 421 active cases being traced in Bowie County.
Cass County has a total 176 cases with 99 recovered and eight deaths. Cass County currently has 69 active cases.
Miller County, Ark. reports 64 active cases and 5 deaths.
The Bowie County/Texarkana, Texas Joint Operations Center is still conducting contact tracing on positive cases, so if you test positive for COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider that conducts COVID testing, please notify the Local Health Authority at (903) 255-5560.
Free COVID-19 testing has been extended for one more week at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 W. 12th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 Monday through Saturday, August 10th-August 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register at gogettested.com or on-site. No symptoms required. Call 903-255-5560 for questions about testing.
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org. The local hotline telephone number is (903) 255-5560.