The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has reported 22 additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 recoveries, in Ellis County.

The countywide total has increased to 388 cases of COVID-19, including 314 recoveries.

According to a news release, "DSHS has reported the loss of life of a 92 year-old male resident of Pleasant Manor in Waxahachie. The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management continues to work with local jurisdictions in monitoring these reported cases while coordinating with the State of Texas to acquire additional personal protective equipment (PPE) and resources to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family during these unprecedented times."

These additional cases of COVID-19 include:


41 year-old female

58 year-old male

75 year-old female

Glenn Heights-

20 year-old female


30 year-old male


20 year-old male

22 year-old male

50 year-old female

94 year-old female


43 year-old male


66 year-old male

Red Oak-

4 year-old (DSHS

has not released the

gender regarding this


23 year-old (DSHS

has not released the

gender of this case)

and 43 year-old

female are residents

of the same



21 year-old male

27 year-old female

35 year-old female

39 year-old male

45 year-old female

48 year-old (DSHS

has not released the

gender regarding this


63 year-old female

68 year old male

As of Friday, DSHS has reported 5,695 tests administered in Ellis County. Updates can be found on their website at .