Navarro County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, Sept. 17. To date, the county reports 1,217 confirmed cases (1,530 total cases), 1,379 have recovered and 120 are currently considered active.

Currently eight patients are hospitalized and there are 313 probable cases. To date, 31 related deaths have been reported.

PCR and antigen tests are totaled daily in active and recovered case counts.

A free COVID-19 Testing Center will return to Navarro County from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19 and 20 at the Cook Education Center, located at 3100 W. Collin St. in Corsicana.

The testing is free to all. Register online at

Included in Thursday's report were the following statistics:

New cases:

The new positives are as follows:

• 61 y/old H/M – Barry

• 72 y/old B/F – Corsicana

• 63 y/old W/M – Corsicana

• 15 y/old H/M – Corsicana

• 49 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 77 y/old B/F – Chatfield

• 8 – y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 25 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 14 y/old B/M – Corsicana

• 58 y/old H/F – Corsicana

The new probable cases are as follows:

• 43 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 18 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 28 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 17 y/old H/F – Corsicana

• 71 y/old W/F – Corsicana

• 40 y/old B/F – Corsicana

Cases have been confirmed throughout the county, located in and around Corsicana, Angus, Barry, Blooming Grove, Chatfield, Dawson, Emhouse, Frost, Rice, Richland, Kerens, Purdon, Powell, Streetman, Eureka, Mildred and Retreat.

For individuals tested positive for the virus outside of Navarro County, please contact the Corsicana-Navarro County Public Health Department at 903-874-6731 upon notification.

Health officials are continually monitoring conditions locally, regionally, statewide and at the national level.

City and county leaders continue to research additional steps to help stop the spread. Residents are urged to practice social distancing guidelines, especially in large retail stores. Also, if you have an employee who is sick, please ask them to stay home.

County stakeholders continue to meet daily to discuss current conditions, unmet needs, and operational procedures for every sector.

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More information can be found online on the Navarro County COVID-19 page at

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National COVID-19 Landing Page

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