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July 17th Testing Update: 1,573 COVID-19 Tests Sent From Hopkins County. 104 Tests Pending.

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There have been 1,573 COVID-19 tests sent for testing from Hopkins County, according to the latest release from Hopkins County EMS on July 17th. At least 104 tests are pending results with 1,362 confirmed negative. There are now 107 confirmed cases from Hopkins County with 41 active cases and 66 of the patients listed as recovered. The full release is below:

From information gathered from majority of the healthcare partners in Hopkins County for the past 124 days the information is as follows:

** Some private businesses and health facilities have used private organizations to screen their workers, those numbers are not represented in this press release as they are not required to report the information to the Hospital District.  Their information is only reported to TX-DSHS.

Estimated number of screenings of COVID 19 sent off for definitive testing to either a Private Lab or Texas Department of State Health Services (TX-DSHS) are:

Cases that met testing requirements 1573
Pending Lab Results 104
Confirmed Negative Cases 1362
Confirmed Positive Cases 107
Confirmed Recovered* 66

 

*Recovered Cases are released under the CDC guidelines and a local physician authority.  All guidelines and information can be found at the websites listed at the bottom of this release.

No confirmed related deaths in Hopkins County due to COVID 19.

The Hopkins County Local Health Authority (LHA) under appointment by the Hopkins County Commissioners Court,are working with the local cases in Hopkins County to ensure procedures are being followed with the related cases.

If you have any questions about screening or guidance, please contact your local physician or 903-606-DOCS (3627).  If you feel short of breath or have trouble breathing please call 911.

Please continue to practice social distancing and proper hand washing to help slow the spread and process of this virus.  Hopkins County Hospital District recommends to please stay informed by following CDC and DSHS websites and your local emergency management guidance.

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