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Posted on: April 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 9 Additional Recovered Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County


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“9 Additional Recovered Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

April 23, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of nine additional recovered cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 69 recoveries.

 As of this evening, five of the additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases are from Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation facility in Waxahachie. These cases include a 63 year-old male, 79 year-old female, 84 year-old female, 87 year-old male, and a 92 year-old female resident. This increases the total number to 19 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at Legend Oaks.

 The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management reports confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as they are distributed to the Local Health Authority by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). There are currently more COVID-19 recoveries than active cases. Stay resilient, together we will continue to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19. 

COVID-19 in Ellis County:

COVID-19 Update-4-23

 Todd Little,

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director


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