Shelby County active COVID-19 cases up to 180
The number of active COVID-19 cases jumped to 180 with Wednesday afternoon's daily report from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
That figure was up by 22 active confirmed cases with the 158 reported on Tuesday, Jan. 12, officials said. DSHS said the county has had 737 confirmed cases since the first was reported in March.
There have been another 444 probable cases and an estimated 977 Shelby County COVID-19 victim recoveries, DSHS reported.
Confirmed cases are detected through more accurate molecular tests, while probable cases are determined with rapid-result antigen tests.
There have been 41 fatalities of Shelby County residents attributed to COVID-19, DSHS reported Wednesday.
Across Texas, DSHS reported 363,022 active confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, Jan. 13. That figure was up by 22,270 from Monday's numbers.
The number of Texans whose deaths were attributed to COVID-19 was at 30,624 mark with the 405 new fatalities reported Wednesday.
The number of confirmed cases in Texas stood at 1,775,619 as of Wednesday afternoon's DSHS report. Officials said there have been 277,016 probable cases with 4,538 new probable cases added to the state's tally on Wednesday.
DSHS estimated there have been 1,612,188 victim recoveries of Texas COVID-19 victims.
Active confirmed cases
Shelby County 180
Panola County 187
Nacogdoches Co. 457
Angelina County 1,069
Rusk County 327
San Augustine Co. 43
Sabine Co. 201
Gregg County 2,638
Smith County 4,618
SOURCE: DSHS daily dashboard report as of 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13