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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25: More than 38,300 people have contracted COVID-19 in East Texas; death toll passes 1,000

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

As of Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 5:30 p.m., 38,326 people have contracted COVID-19 in East Texas since the pandemic began.

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Of that total number, 23,328 patients have recovered and 1,086 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Some counties are not reporting recoveries or are reporting them irregularly. This could also be due to people who test positive not retesting to show they're negative for COVID-19 after they recover.

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

  • Anderson County - 3,150, 2,365 recoveries, 46 deaths
  • Angelina County -  2,587, 1,769 recoveries, 83 deaths
  • Bowie County -  2,457, 664 recoveries, 71 deaths 
  • Camp County -  447, 180 recoveries, 11 deaths
  • Cass County - 723, 455 recoveries, 25 deaths
  • Cherokee County - 1,750, 853 recoveries, 30 deaths
  • Franklin County -  247, 75 recoveries, 6 deaths
  • Gregg County -   3,217,  2,420 recoveries, 108 deaths
  • Harrison County - 1,226, 1,081 recoveries, 35 deaths
  • Henderson County -  1,783, 1,105 recoveries, 57 deaths
  • Hopkins County -  807, 149 recoveries, 13 deaths 
  • Houston County - 559, 299 recoveries, 9 deaths
  • Lamar County - 2,628, 509 recoveries, 38 deaths
  • Marion County - 184, 136 recoveries, 14 deaths
  • Morris County - 271, 175 recoveries, 3 deaths
  • Nacogdoches County -  1,950, 1,750 recoveries, 76 deaths
  • Panola County - 526, 257 recoveries, 26 deaths
  • Polk County -   997, 680 recoveries, 21 deaths
  • Rains County - 164, 78, 83 recoveries, 7, 9 deaths
  • Rusk County -   1,197, 675 recoveries, 11 deaths
  • Sabine County - 122, 6 recoveries, 8 deaths
  • San Augustine County- 261, 154 recoveries, 13 deaths
  • Shelby County - 598, 351 recoveries, 27 deaths
  • Smith County -   5,872, 3,973 recoveries, 196 deaths
  • Titus County -  1,774, 1,282 recoveries, 26 deaths
  • Trinity County - 227, 123 recoveries, 6 deaths
  • Upshur County -   606, 436 recoveries, 10 deaths
  • Van Zandt County -  1,106, 611 recoveries, 45 deaths
  • Wood County -  890, 717 recoveries, 54 deaths

Numbers are determined by respective county officials and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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.

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