As of Wednesday evening, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported three additional confirmed and one probable case of COVID-19, and three recoveries in Ellis County.


This increases the countywide total to 210 cases of COVID-19, including 142 recoveries.


According to a news release, “These additional cases of COVID-19 include a 54-year-old female of the City of Ennis, a 38-year-old female, 41-year-old male (probable), and a 44-year-old male all of the City of Red Oak.”


One of the newly reported cases of COVID-19 is now the tenth loss of life at Legend Oaks in Waxahachie. The resident was 71 years old.


Ellis County residents are encouraged to wear masks while in public and practice distancing where practicable.