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:


Ennis-


41 year-old female


58 year-old male


75 year-old female


Glenn Heights-


20 year-old female


Italy-


30 year-old male


Midlothian-


20 year-old male


22 year-old male


50 year-old female


94 year-old female


Ovilla-


43 year-old male


Palmer-


66 year-old male


Red Oak-


4 year-old (DSHS


has not released the


gender regarding this


case)


23 year-old (DSHS


has not released the


gender of this case)


and 43 year-old


female are residents


of the same


household


Waxahachie-


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


case)


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 https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/additionaldata/ .