COVID-19 cases continue decline

Posted 6/3/21

Wood County is approaching two months with no deaths from COVID-19, and active cases are steadily declining, with 56 in the latest report from the Northeast Texas Public Health District.

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COVID-19 cases continue decline

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Wood County is approaching two months with no deaths from COVID-19, and active cases are steadily declining, with 56 in the latest report from the Northeast Texas Public Health District.

The county reached 82 deaths from the viral disease in the April 5 report and has held at the number ever since.

The last report on Thursday, May 27, showed only three new cases, which included one confirmed and two probable.

The active case count included 25 confirmed and 31 probable.

Since statistics have been kept, the county has had 3,462 cases of COVID-19, including 1,999 confirmed and 1,463 probable.

The case count includes 1,906 females and 1,540 males.

By ZIP code, Mineola has had 1,032 cases, Winnsboro 713, Quitman 618, Alba 322, Yantis 275, Hawkins 339, Holly Lake Ranch 117 and Golden 22. The deaths have included 31 in Mineola, 20 in Winnsboro, 18 in Quitman, six in Alba, four in Yantis, two in Hawkins and one in Holly Lake Ranch.

According to the state department of health services, 32.7% of the county’s population has been fully vaccinated with 37.7% receiving at least one dose. Of the over 65 population, 66.9% are fully vaccinated and 60.6% have received at least one dose.