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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

The COVID-19 case count in Lamar County climbed to 125 today with the addition of three women, ages 22, 30 and 44, according to the Paris/Lamar County Health District.

Seven of the 125 cases are travel related and 118 are community spread.

COVID-related deaths total nine with seven associated with Paris Healthcare Center, according to health department director Gina Prestridge.

Thirty three of the positive cases have recovered.

A breakdown of cases follows:

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

Mary Madewell is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-6976 or at mary.madewell@theparisnews.com.

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