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Posted on: September 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 9/9 COVID-19 Update


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COVID-19 Hotline Information

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

Ellis County COVID-19 Update - September 9th

According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace (THT) for September 9th, today’s report includes a total of 3,744 recoveries in Ellis County. Additionally, there have been a total of 3,894 reported positive COVID-19 cases in Ellis County, including 113 (14 probable and 99 confirmed) active cases. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Dashboard (DSHS), there have been 35,535 tests administered in Ellis County. Ellis County reports on COVID-19 updates as they are received from the State of Texas through the Texas Health Trace (THT) platform. 

Comparison between DSHS Dashboard and THT

COVID-19 Case Breakdown (9-9)

Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are distributed to the Local Health Authority from the Texas Health Trace (THT) platform. In order to uphold transparency, today’s report includes corrections made by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in the case line lists received from the State. These corrections include removing duplicated cases, removing case counts that were outside the county’s jurisdiction, and adjusting cases to the appropriate city jurisdiction. 

Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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