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132 new COVID-19 cases reported in Bowie Co., 2 more deaths

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TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — 132 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Bowie County over the past two days, but the Texas Department of State Health Services says 47 of them are older cases that were not previously reflected in the county’s total.

According to the Bowie County Emergency Operations Center, two more deaths have also been reported since Monday, Oct. 26.

Here is the latest coronavirus data for Bowie County as of Wednesday, Oct. 28:

  • Total cases – 1,920
  • Deaths – 80
  • Recoveries – 1,295
  • Active Cases – 545

Ages

  • 0-18 – 230
  • 19-29 – 270
  • 30-39 – 235
  • 40-49 – 276
  • 50-59 – 299
  • 60-69 – 259
  • 70-79 – 198
  • 80+ 0 – 153

Gender

  • Male – 844
  • Female – 1,076

Meanwhile, Cass County has confirmed 19 new positive COVID-19 cases.

Here is the latest coronavirus data for Cass County as of Wednesday, Oct. 28:

  • Total cases – 515
  • Deaths – 23
  • Recoveries – 421

Through the end of the year, free testing will be offered between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Texarkana- Bowie County Family Health Center on 902 W. 12th St.

There are no requirements for testing (residency included), oral swab with results in 48-96 hours, and pre-registration available at www.gogettested.com.

The testing facility will be closed on Friday, Oct. 30 due to an interruption in water service. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org. The local hotline telephone number is (903) 255-5560.

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