Ellis County has eight additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, one probable, and four recoveries, as of Monday evening, according to a news release from county health officials.

This increases the countywide total to 196 cases, including 129 recoveries.

According to the news release, “These nine additional cases of COVID-19 include a 43-year-old male of the city of Ennis, a 39-year-old female and 61-year-old male of the city of Midlothian, a 32-year-old female, 37-year-old male (probable), and 65-year-old female of the city of Red oak, and three cases in the city of Waxahachie including a 43-year-old female, 45-year-old male, and a 70-year-old female resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation.”