Congratulations to all, we are doing a super job getting this virus back under control once again, just hoping no new variants crop up and put new wrinkles in our plans of normalcy. In fact, we're doing so good that this report is going back to weekly instead of twice per week. Let's hope and pray we never see the need to increase it again. Here are your latest COVID-19 numbers for Texarkana and the immediate surrounding area.

Stay healthy my friends.

Bowie County

New Cases: 3
Probable Cases: 4
Total All-Time Cases: 7571
Total Deaths: 317

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 37%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 62%

Cass County

New Cases: 4
Probable Cases: -1
Total All-Time Cases: 2716
Total Deaths: 143

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 36%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 56%

State of Texas

Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 63%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 80%


Miller County

Active Cases: 66
Total All-Time Cases: 6420
Total Deaths: 116

Partially Vaccinated: 4.0%
Fully Vaccinated: 14.7%

Little River County

Active Cases: 24
Total All-Time Cases: 2008
Total Deaths: 72

Partially Vaccinated: 5.2%
Fully Vaccinated: 30.8%

State of Arkansas

Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 11.1%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 54.0%


Vaccine Updates

 

Texas State Data
Arkansas State Data [NEW]

Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.


Texarkana Area Chart Updates: (Open the images in a new browser to see them larger)

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