There are now 44 Cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County

Waxahachie, TX - As of the evening of April 7th, the Ellis County Local Health Authority has confirmed six additional cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 44 cases.

According to a news release, there is one additional confirmed positive case in Ennis, one in Midlothian, one in Red Oak, and three in Waxahachie.

Despite the increase in cases, there has been a recovery of the first 72-year-old Maypearl resident. For privacy, there will be no additional information released.

In a news release from Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director, he said, “As a county we must continue to do our part and help save lives by preventing the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to follow guidelines provided by President Trump, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Governor Abbott’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Ellis County is currently under a ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ that will expire on 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020.”

As a reminder, Ellis County is currently under a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” that will expire on 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020.

Source: Waxahachie Daily Light

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