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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

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Texarkana Area COVID-19 Numbers for April 9, 2021
In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports a total of 4,679 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and 3 probable cases with 207 deaths. The Department of State Health Services is reporting 400 active cases currently in Bowie County and 6780 recoveries.
Bowie County Vaccinations - First Dose: 15159
Bowie County F…
Texarkana COVID-19: All Texas Adults Eligible This Week
All Texans are eligible for the vaccine starting this week, here's the message from the Texas Department of State Health Services:
All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to i…
Texarkana COVID-19: Monday in Texas, All Adults Eligible
Texans are getting ready for all adults to be eligible for the vaccine starting Monday, here's the message from the Texas Department of State Health Services:
All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services e…
Bowie County to Discontinue Area COVID-19 Hotline
Here's some good news on the pandemic front, as COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the area, the local Emergency Operations Center will discontinue the use of the COVID hotline telephone number beginning Monday, March 22, 2021. Individuals can call individual departments for assistance:
Texarkana Area COVID-19 Flattening the Curve – March 16
These numbers are getting better every day in Texas and Arkansas, let's keep it going with some common sense... If things get a little too tight in a crowd, have your mask handy or simply leave if you don't feel comfortable. Still wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. There is a light at…
Texarkana Area COVID-19 Flattening the Curve – March 12
Bowie County reports 9 new case for a total of 4621 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases including 0 possible cases. COVID-related deaths are at 191. Active cases are reported at 488. The total recovered cases for Bowie County is 6018.
Bowie County Vaccinations - First Dose: 8697
Bowie County Vaccinati…

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