On Friday, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported 19 additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and 3 recoveries.


The countywide total has increased to 463 cases of COVID-19, including 338 recoveries.


As numbers continue to rise, the Emergency Management asks the community of Ellis County to please continue to be sanitary and cautious to reduce the risks of COVID-19.


The DSHS reports 7,093 tests administered in Ellis County. Updates can be found on their website at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/additionaldata/ .


Additional cases of COVID-19:


Midlothian-


● 16 year-old male, 18 year-old male, and 36 year-old male of the same household


● 44 year-old female


● 46 year-old female and 51 year-old male of the same household


● 58 year-old female and 59 year-old male of the same household


Red Oak-


● 20 year-old male


● 44 year-old female


Waxahachie-


● 29 year-old female


● 29 year-old male and 31 year-old female of the same household


● 51 year-old male


● 62 year-old female


● 57 year-old female of Pleasant Manor Healthcare & Rehabilitation


● 75 year-old male of Pleasant Manor Healthcare & Rehabilitation


● 83 year-old female of Pleasant Manor Healthcare & Rehabilitation


● 84 year-old male of Pleasant Manor Healthcare & Rehabilitation