Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 30
The numbers in the Bowie, Cass, and Miller County areas are beginning to spike some and there are new variants to be concerned about. The Texas side has done pretty well on vaccinations, the Arkansas side, not so much. It's not time to panic but we should be monitoring what we do and where we do it. Keep washing those hands or using sanitizer often, avoid large/dense crowds, and let's make sure our senior citizens get vaccinated for sure.
Free vaccines are available all over town, I believe every pharmacy, clinic and urgent care has them now, pick one, make an appointment and go get it done if you are so inclined.
In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports 56 new cases and a total of 5214 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases with 7 probable cases, 225 deaths.
Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 27%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 54%
Cass County has 17 new cases and a total of 1339, plus 0 probable cases, COVID death total of 84.
Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 26%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 48%
State of Texas
Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 49%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 73%
Miller County reports 4461 cumulative cases, 21 active cases, 4401 recovered cases, and a total of 38, COVID-19 related deaths. (6/30/21)
Miller County Partially Vaccinated: 1.75%
Miller County fully Vaccinated: 9.12%
State of Arkansas
Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 9.25%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 41.66%
Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.
Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map...
Click here. For a quick reference, blue means it's in stock, red means out of stock. More from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.