Covid-19 Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

The Harvest Texarkana Virtual Food Drive Needs Your Help
Harvest Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit, community organization working on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic relief to enable those who are struggling due to layoffs, school closings and other issues. Every donation helps a family in need in the area.
COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Tuesday Afternoon, June 2
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 154 positive COVID-19 cases, with 84 recoveries and now 13 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 32 with 27 recoveries and 1 death. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports 108 positive cases at the Barry B. Telford Unit.
Miller…
COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Friday Afternoon, May 29
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 134 positive COVID-19 cases, with 84 recoveries and 12 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 29 with 20 recovered. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports 75 positive cases at the Barry B. Telford Unit.
Miller County has 42 tot…
Texas Governor Announces 'Phase Two' Schedule to Open Texas
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additional services and activities that remained closed under …

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