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Posted on: April 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 7 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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A DSHS COVID-19 Call Center was established and an email box created to receive incoming questions from the general public.


DSHS COVID-19 Call Center: 1-877-570-9779

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“7 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

April 19, 2020- The Ellis County Local Health Authority has identified seven additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 101 cases of COVID-19.

 These seven additional cases of COVID-19 include a 62 year-old male resident of Ennis, a 52 year-old female resident of Ferris, a 41 year-old female resident of Glenn Heights, and a 30 year-old female resident of Midlothian.

Additionally, there are three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Waxahachie. These cases include two male residents ages 31 and 65, and a 66 year-old male resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation, increasing the total number to 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Legend Oaks. 

Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are delivered to our Local Health Authority by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). It is important that Ellis County residents remember that COVID-19 is present in our community. The seriousness of taking precautions cannot be overstated. We must all remain vigilant and take the necessary precautionary measures to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Update-4-19

 Todd Little,

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director


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