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Posted on: May 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 5 Recoveries & 6 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

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

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“5 Recoveries & 6 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

May 13, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of five additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, one probable, and five recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 244 cases of COVID-19, including 168 recoveries.

These six additional cases of COVID-19 include a male infant (less than a year old), a 2 year-old male, and a 51 year-old male (probable) of the same residence in Red Oak, a 54 year-old male of Red oak, and a 47 year-old male and 85 year-old male of Waxahachie. 

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). The additional numbers reflect the cases that were reported within the 24 hour-period of the previous day. For more information and resources on COVID-19  in Ellis County please visit .

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:                                                     

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Todd Little, 

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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