As of Wednesday morning, Ellis County has reported five additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, one probable, and five recoveries.

This increases the countywide total to 244 cases of COVID-19, including 168 recoveries.

According to a news release, “These six additional cases of COVID-19 include a male infant (less than a year old), a 2 year-old male, and a 51 year-old male (probable) of the same residence in Red Oak, a 54 year-old male of Red oak, and a 47 year-old male and 85 year-old male of Waxahachie.”

Addtionally, Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are delivered by the Local Health Authority by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The numbers reported reflect the cases that were reported within the 24 hour-period of the previous day.