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.

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 …
Liberty Eylau High School Sets Date For Graduation
High School seniors have definitely gotten the short end of the deal this year with COVID-19. Some good news to report is that Liberty Eylau High School has announced the have officially rescheduled its graduation ceremonies for the senior class of 2020.
COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update for Wednesday Afternoon, May 6
Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 105 positive COVID-19 cases, with 68 recoveries and 10 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 19 with 13 recovered. Miller County has 35 total cases, 322 negative results, 27 recovered, 1 death. Updated Wednesday afternoon, Ma…

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