As of Thursday evening, there are now 93 total cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This includes 73 active cases, three deaths, and 17 recovered.


Todd Little, Ellis County Judge and Emergency Management Director, said, “I am proud to report five additional recovered cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 17 recoveries. These recoveries include a 26-year-old female of the City of Ennis, a 39-year-old female of the City of Glenn Heights, a 33-year-old female of the city of Midlothian, and two residents of the City of Waxahachie, including a 45 year-old female and a 55 year-old male.”


There has been one positive confirmed case and four probable cases of COVID-19 at a Midlothian residence. These new cases include a 55-year-old male, a 55-year-old female, a 31-year-old female, an 8-year-old male and a 2-year-old female.


Additionally, the Local Health Authority has identified one confirmed positive of a 52-year-old male resident of Waxahachie.


As a reminder, the Ellis County “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020.