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Navarro County reported eight new cases of COVID-19 and 89 recoveries Tuesday, June 23. The Corsicana-Navarro County Public Health Department reported that of the county's 156 cases, 63 are currently considered active.

Five patients are currently hospitalized and there are 14 probable cases. To date, four related deaths have been reported.

According to the health department, additional testing sites in Corsicana and Rice will be announced soon.

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

The health department will now list additional information in daily reporting. Each case will provide information including age, sex, location, and any important details.

Included in Tuesday's report were the following statistics:

New cases:

• 57 y/old H/F – Corsicana
• 37 y/old B/M – Corsicana
• 35 y/old H/M – Corsicana
• 31 y/old W/M – Corsicana
• 16 y/old B/F – Corsicana
• 23 y/old W/M – Rice
• 20 y/old H/F – Corsicana
• 22 y/old W/F – Blooming Grove

New probable cases:

• 70 y/old H/M – Frost
• 38 y/old W/F – Corsicana
• 21 y/old H/M – Rice
• 63 y/old W/M – Corsicana
• 70 y/old W/M – Corsicana
• 65 y/old B/M – Purdon

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.

More information can be found online on the Navarro County COVID-19 page at https://navarrocountyoem.org/.

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For Statewide case numbers, visit:

https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus

For National case numbers, visit:

https://www.cdc.gov/

National COVID-19 Landing Page

https://www.coronavirus.gov/

Essential Employees and Sectors to remain working:

https://www.cisa.gov/

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