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Navarro County reported no new cases of COVID-19 and 32 recoveries Wednesday, May 27. The Corsicana-Navarro County Public Health Department reports that of the county's 49 cases, 15 are currently considered active, with one patient hospitalized. To date, there two related deaths reported.

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

Testing numbers will no longer be updated daily. Daily reports provided by the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management will only share information related to positive cases, recoveries, and fatalities.

According to Eric Meyers, Emergency Management Coordinator, the change is due to the high volume of tests being performed out of county without notifications.

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.

Governor Abbott Announces Phase 2 To Open Texas - May 18, 2020

https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas

City and county “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders have expired and Texas has begun Phase One to re-open businesses and establish statewide health protocols. More information is available online at https://gov.texas.gov/…/governor-abbott-announces-phase-one…

City and county leaders are researching 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.

Local health officials are continually monitoring conditions locally, regionally, statewide and at the national level. More information can be found online on the Navarro County COVID-19 page at https://navarrocountyoem.org/.

State and local orders are located on the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management website at https://navarrocountyoem.org/.

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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