Navarro County reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, June 25. The Corsicana-Navarro County Public Health Department reported that of the county's 177 cases, 107 have recovered and 65 are currently considered active.
Five patients are currently hospitalized and there are 15 probable cases. To date, five related deaths have been reported.
According to the health department, there are more than 300 tests pending at this time.
A free walk-up testing site will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29 in the Carroll Elementary School gym, located at 1101 E. 13th Ave. in Corsicana.
Online registration is not required and will be done on site. The person being tested must have access to a telephone as results will be returned by phone call or message.
A free drive-thru testing site will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2 at Rice Middle School, located at 1402 SW McKinney St. in Rice.
Pre-registration is required and tests will be conducted by appointment only. Visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400 to register.
Testing is recommended for those experiencing fever and/or chills, cough (dry or productive), fatigue, body aches/muscle or joint pain, shortness of breath, sore throat, headaches, nausea/vomiting, nasal congestion, loss of taste and/or smell.
Testing is also recommended for first responders, emergency medical and health care workers, and those who have experienced the symptoms listed above in the past seven days, or have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
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.
Included in Thursday's report were the following statistics:
• 22 y/old H/F – Corsicana
• 20 y/old B/M – Corsicana
• 19 y/old H/F – Corsicana
• 17 y/old H/F – Streetman
• 51 y/old H/F – Corsicana
• 43 y/old H/M – Powell
• 48 y/old H/M – Rice
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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