As of Tuesday evening, Ellis County has reported five additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and three recoveries.

This increases the countywide total to 238 cases of COVID-19, including 163 recoveries.

According to a news release, "These five additional cases of COVID-19 include a 43-year-old female and 50-year-old male of the same residence in Red Oak, and a 29-year-old female, 45-year-old female, and 51-year-old male, all residents of Waxahachie."