Covid-19 Coronavirus

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Thursday Afternoon, May 28
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 132 positive COVID-19 cases, with 84 recoveries and 12 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 28 with 20 recovered. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports 72 positive cases at the Barry B. Telford Unit.
Miller County has 42 tot…

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