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Posted on: June 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2 Recoveries & 22 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

“2 Recoveries & 22 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County”

June 5, 2020 - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has notified the Ellis County Local Health Authority of 22 additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 recoveries. This increases the countywide total to 388 cases of COVID-19, including 314 recoveries. We must remain vigilant and committed to protecting the health of our community.

 DSHS has reported the loss of life of a 92 year-old male resident of Pleasant Manor in Waxahachie. The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management continues to work with local jurisdictions in monitoring these reported cases while coordinating with the State of Texas to acquire additional personal protective equipment (PPE) and resources to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family during these unprecedented times.

 These additional cases of COVID-19 include:


  • 41 year-old female 

  • 58 year-old male 

  • 75 year-old female 

Glenn Heights-

  • 20 year-old female 


  • 30 year-old male


  • 20 year-old male

  • 22 year-old male 

  • 50 year-old female

  • 94 year-old female


  • 43 year-old male


  • 66 year-old male

Red Oak-

  • 4 year-old (DSHS has not released the gender regarding this case)

  • 23 year-old (DSHS has not released the gender of this case) and 43 year-old female are residents of the same household  


  • 21 year-old male

  • 27 year-old female

  • 35 year-old female

  • 39 year-old male

  • 45 year-old female

  • 48 year-old (DSHS has not released the gender regarding this case)

  • 63 year-old female

  • 68 year old male

 As of today, DSHS has reported 5,695 tests administered in Ellis County. These updates can be found on their website at .

 COVID-19 in Ellis County:

6-5 COVID-19 Graphic

6-5 COVID19 Charts

Todd Little, 

Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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