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Here are the confirmed coronavirus cases in Ellis County

The first case of COVID-19 in Ellis County was reported on March 17.

More than 100,000 people across North Texas have tested positive for COVID-19, and health officials have reported at least 1,200 deaths from COVID-19 across North Texas.

The first case in North Texas was announced on March 9 in Collin County. The first case reported in Ellis County was on March 17. 

Timeline:

As of August 4: 2,495 cases, 24 deaths, 2,404 recoveries 

  • On Aug. 4: Local health authorities confirmed 81 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county total to 2,495. The county also reported 56 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,404.
  • On July 10: Local health officials confirmed there are 1,604 total cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County, including 454 active cases and 1,130 recoveries. 
  • On June 25: Local health officials reported as of Thursday, June 25, the countywide total of COVID-19 cases is 684, including 19 deaths and 372 recoveries. 
  • On June 19: Local health officials reported there have now been a total of 519 cases of the novel coronavirus and 19 deaths in Ellis County since tracking began in March. The county currently has 133 active cases.
  • On June 16: The Texas Department of State Health Services reported that there have been 13 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. There have been six more recoveries. This brings the case total to 476 cases.
  • On May 28: The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 15 additional new cases in Ellis County. Of the new cases, two included a 15-year-old girl and a 19-year-old girl who lived in the same residence. There have been 13 deaths in the county and 273 recoveries.
  • On May 27: The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 18 new cases and 1 additional death in Ellis County. A 51-year-old woman who lived in Ennis is the 13th resident to die from COVID-19, officials say. 

    A total of 312 cases have been confirmed in the county since testing began in March. 

  • On May 22: Ellis County officials said six more people have tested positive, for a total of 295 people since tracking began in March. Officials said of that total, 242 people have now recovered. 
  • On May 21: Ellis County officials say three more people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 289 cases since tracking began in March. Officials said of that total 240 people have recovered.
  • On May 19: Health officials announced 10 more cases of COVID-19 and 21 more recoveries, bringing the total to 281 cases and 205 recoveries since tracking began in March.
  • On May 16: Health officials announced a 12th person has died from COVID-19, a 69-year-old Ennis man. Six new cases of COVID-19 were also reported, along with three new recoveries.Officials have tallied 271 cases and 184 recoveries since March. 
  • On May 13: Five residents of Ellis County have tested positive for COVID-19, including two children, officials say. Ellis County health officials announced the new cases Wednesday morning. They also confirmed a sixth patient who is presumptive positive and five new recoveries. Officials say the six new cases include an infant less than a year old, a 2-year-old boy, and a 51-year-old male (probable) of the same residence in Red Oak. The other patients include a 54-year-old man of Red Oak, and a 47-year-old man and 85-year-old man of Waxahachie. This brings the countywide total of cases to 244.
  • On May 11: A 70-year-old woman who lived at Legend Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie has died, local officials said, bringing the county's death toll to 11 people. The facility has struggled with the disease and at least five of its residents have died from it. Eighteen more people have also tested positive for the disease in the county, while nine more have recovered. The county has had 233 cases and 160 recoveries so far.  
  • On May 8: State officials said there were five new cases of COVID-19 in the county, along with nine recoveries, bringing the county totals to 215 cases with 151 recoveries so far. The five new cases include an 86 year-old woman who is a resident at Legend Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie, a facility that has struggled with an outbreak of the disease. The other new cases are a 54 year-old Ennism an, a 70 year-old Glenn Heights man, a 67 year-old Palmer man, a 21 year-old Red Oak man, according to county officials.
  • On May 6:  County officials said there have been four additional positive cases and a probable positive case of COVID-19, bringing the total cases to 210. The county also reported its 10th death, a 71-year-old resident of Legend Oaks in Waxahachie.
  • On May 5: County officials said three more people had died from the disease. One of them had been a 93-year-old man who lived at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie, a facility that has had an outbreak of the disease. The other two victims include a 66-year-old man and 85-year-old woman. Nine new cases were also reported, along with ten recoveries, bringing the county totals to 205 and 139 respectively.
  • On May 4: County health officials confirmed eight more positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 196 cases.
  • On May 3: Ellis County health officials confirmed three more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 187. Officials also reported 3 more recoveries, bringing the county total to 125. The three new cases include a 33-year-old Midlothian resident, and two people, ages 60 and 66, who live in the same Waxahachie household, officials said.  
  • On May 1: Officials reported five new cases and thirteen new recoveries, bringing the county totals to 184 and 122, respectively. One of the five new cases is a 84-year-old woman who is a resident of the Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie. At least 27 cases have now been connected to the facility. Three other cases were among Waxahachie residents, including 23-year-old man, 39-year-old man and 42-year-old man. The fifth case was a 40-year-old Glenn Heights man. 
  • On April 30: County health officials confirmed 12 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 179, as well as 12 additional recoveries. Three of the new cases are at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation, bringing the total at the facility to 26.
  • On April 29: Ellis County health officials reported six more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 167.
  • On April 28: Officials said a 79-year-old Waxahachie woman died from the disease, bring the county's total to six deaths so far. She had been a resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation, where a number of residents have gotten sick.  Eleven new cases were reported by county health officials, including five Waxahachie residents, two Ennis men, a Red Oak man and woman and two Midlothian men. One of the new Waxahachie cases is a 70-year-old woman who is also a resident of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation. 
  • On April 27: Officials said there were two new cases, one a 59-year-old Ferris man and one a 52-year-old Red Oak woman, bringing the county total to 149 cases. Seventy-nine have recovered.
  • On April 26: County health officials announced the death of a 92-year-old resident Legend Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie. Officials also reported six new cases of COVID-19. A 48-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man from Midlothian were diagnosed, as were a 27-year-old woman and 4-year-old boy who live in the same household in Red Oak. Two other Red Oak residents tested positive – a 48-year-old man and an 83-year-old woman.   
  • On April 20: On April 20, county health officials announced 10 additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and three additional recoveries.

    Of the 10 new cases, four of the cases are two male residents in their 70s and two female residents, ages 82 and 90. Twenty-three people total have recovered.

  • On April 19: County health officials announced seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 101. These new cases include a 62-year-old Ennis man, a 52-year-old Ferris woman, a 41-year-old Glenn Heights woman, a 30-year-old Midlothian woman and a 31-year-old Waxahachie man, a 65-year-old Waxahachie man and a 66-year-old man who is a resident at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation. This brings the total number of cases at that facility to six.

  • On April 17: County health officials announce one new case of COVID-19 and three additional recoveries.
  • On April 16: County health officials announced six additional cases of COVID-19. The county now has 93 positive cases. 
  • On April 15: County health officials announced four additional cases of COVID-19. The county has now had 87 cases, of which three people have died. 
  • On April 14: County health official announced four additional cases of COVID-19. All patients are residents from the City of Waxahachie. One is a 33-year-old man and another is a 48-year-old woman. The other two patients are both residents of  Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation, ages 60 and 80.
  • On April 13: County health officials announced 8 additional cases of COVID-19. One of the new cases was a 76-year-old Waxahachie woman who has died from the disease, according to officials. The county has now had 79 cases, of which three people have died. Six more people have recovered, increasing the countywide total to 12 recovered cases of COVID-19.
  • On April 10: County officials said there were 71 cases of COVID-19, including 59 positive cases, four probable, two deaths and six recoveries.
  • On April 9: County officials said there were 63 cases of COVID-19, which includes 51 positives cases, four probable, two deaths and six recoveries.
  • On April 8: County officials said there was one new cases of COVID-19, a 54-year-old Midlothian woman. They also said the county had three new recoveries from the disease: a 34-year-old Red Oak woman, a 36-year-old Ennis woman and a 37-year-old Ennis woman. Active cases in the county now total 37. At least six people have recovered and two have died. The county has seen 45 total cases so far, officials said.  
  • On April 7: Ellis County officials confirmed six new cases of COVID-19, with three new cases in Waxahachie and one each in Ennis, Midlothian and Red Oak. They also said a 72-year-old Maypearl resident has now recovered. Active cases in the county now total 39. At least three people have recovered and two have died. The county has seen 44 total cases so far, officials said.
  • On April 6: County officials said cases now total 38. Thirty-four are active cases while there have been two deaths and two recoveries. One of the active cases includes an 86-year-old woman living in a nursing facility in Waxahachie. Officials said she has been moved from Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation to the care of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Waxahachie, where she is currently hospitalized in isolation.
  • On April 4: Ellis County health officials confirmed the county's second COVID-19 related death. The patient was an 88-year-old Ennis woman. Officials said there are currently 28 active cases of COVID-19. 
  • On April 2: Ellis County health officials confirmed two more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total amount of cases to 27.
  • On April 1: Health officials confirmed there are a total of 25 active cases in Ellis County, and one death. 
  • On March 30: Ellis County health officials confirmed the county had its first death related to COVID-19. In addition, the county reported one additional case.
  • On March 28: Ellis County health officials confirmed two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 15. 
  • On March 27: County officials confirmed three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 13. 
  • On March 26: Ellis County Local Health Authorities identified five more cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total to 10. 
  • On March 22: Ellis County Local Health Authorities identified two more cases of COVID-19 in the county. According to officials, these cases are a Midlothian man in hospital isolation after community spread and a woman outside Ennis in home isolation after community spread.
  • On March 21: Ellis County Local Health Authorities identified the third case of COVID-19 in the county. This case is a Waxahachie man who is now in home isolation after community spread.
  • On March 20: The Ellis County Local Health Authority confirmed a Palmer man had tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently isolating at home after getting the virus through community spread
  • On March 17: Authorities identified the first positive case of the novel coronavirus in the county, a Maypearl woman isolating at home after getting the virus through community spread.

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