CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas — Cherokee County officials confirmed a sixth positive case of COVID-19.

According to officials, the patient does not have a history of travel and did not have any contact with the five previous cases in the county.

Below is a full list of confirmed COVID-19 in East Texas:

  • Anderson County - 1
  • Angelina County - 5
  • Bowie County - 9, 1 death
  • Camp County - 1
  • Cass County - 3
  • Cherokee County - 6
  • Franklin County - 1
  • Gregg County - 7
  • Harrison County - 5, 1 death
  • Henderson County - 1
  • Hopkins County - 3
  • Morris County - 1
  • Nacogdoches County - 6
  • Panola County - 3
  • Polk County - 5
  • Rusk County - 6
  • San Augustine County - 1
  • Shelby County - 4
  • Smith County - 47, 1 death
  • Upshur County - 2
  • Van Zandt County - 3, 1 death
  • Wood County - 1

The CDC recommends the following to help protect yourself:

  1. Washing hands
  2. Avoid close contact
  3. Distance self between other people
  4. Stay home
  5. Cover mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing
  6. Throw away used tissues

For more information on the coronavirus, text "FACTS" to (903) 600-2600.