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The Paris-Lamar County Health District, 400 W. Sherman St., offers a wide variety of public health services to the people of Lamar County

Positive test results for two Lamar County women, ages 31 and 32,  brings the county's Covid-19 case count since March to 111, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District.

Health district director Gina Prestridge also reported two additional recoveries, bringing that total to 31. There have been eight deaths in the county, including six associated with an outbreak at Paris Healthcare Center.

Seven of the cases are travel-related, while 104 are community spread. 

The cases break down as follows:

  • 10-19: 2 males, 1 female
  • 20-29: 1 male, 8 females
  • 30-39: 6 males, 7 females
  • 40-49: 4 males, 11 females
  • 50-59: 5 males, 9 females
  • 60-69: 14 males, 17 females
  • 70-79: 5 males, 10 females
  • 80 plus: 6 males, 5 females

Klark Byrd is the managing editor of The Paris News. He can be reached at 903-785-6960 or klark.byrd@theparisnews.com.

Managing Editor

Klark Byrd is the managing editor of The Paris News and the editor of Paris Life Magazine. He resides in Paris with his wife, Krystle, and their three children, Charlie, Annalise and Willow.

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