FRIDAY UPDATE: Number of local victim recoveries jump by 13

Active Shelby County COVID-19 cases drop slightly to 78

The number of Shelby County residents who have recovered from COVID-19/coronavirus increased by 13 with a report from state health officials on Friday.

Kerri Shofner, coordinator of the county's emergency management office, said those additional victim recoveries push the total to 279 for Shelby County out of 371 cumulative COVID-19 cases.

The number of active cases dropped slightly from the previous day to 78 on Friday from the 82 reported on Thursday, according to Texas Department of State Health Services figures provided the county.

On Thursday she said DSHS officials had made some corrections to figures previously reported.

“I contacted DSHS about the discrepancy in the total number of confirmed cases that has been reported to us and the total number of reported cases posted on the DSHS web site for Shelby County,” Shofner said. 

“DSHS reported back to me that they had failed to report 12 cases to me over the course of the past two weeks,” she said. “In addition, one case had been reported to us twice with two different addresses and one case was discovered to be a Nacogdoches County resident.”

Shofner said the following numbers reflect all of these changes.

Shelby County COVID-19 Update

78 ACTIVE CASES

279 Recovered

14 Deaths

371 Cumulative cases

ACTIVE SHELBY COUNTY CASES BY ZIP CODE:

Center area 75935...43

Tenaha area 75974...13

Timpson area 75975...11

Shelbyville area 75973...6

Joaquin area 75954...5

 

CUMULATIVE SHELBY COUNTY CASES BY ZIP CODE

ZIP CODE:                                                        

Center area 75935…254                                                    

Tenaha area 75974…43                                                    

Timpson area 75975…31                                                    

Shelbyville area 75973…23                                                   

Joaquin area 75954…20                                                  

                                                                  

AGES  CASES           DEATHS

1-20.... 36

21-40.... 122

41-60.… 114      4

61-80.… 61       4 

81-100... 31        6

Unknown... 7

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