Active Shelby County COVID-19 cases jump to 145 as of Monday

Active county cases increase by 114 in past 14 days

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County residents stood at 145 as of Monday, Jan. 11 — a figure which has increased by 114 active cases in the past two weeks.

Texas DSHS on Monday afternoon said there were six new cases added to the tally on Monday and another 13 confirmed cases added on Sunday. State health officials said there have been 725 confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 438 probable cases in the county.

There have been 41 fatalities of Shelby County residents since March.

Statewide, there were 355,296 active cases of COVID-19 as of Monday's DSHS report. Another 13,308 confirmed cases were added to the total as of Monday's report.

To date, there have been 1.73 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state since the first was reported in March. There have been 29,933 deaths of Texans attributed to COVID-19 with 56 additional fatalities added to the list as of Monday.

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