Lamar County has been notified of an additional 5 COVID-19 cases today, including a 19-year-old female, a 29-year-old male, 31-year-old female, a 32-year-old male and a 38-year-old male.
Lamar County has 397 confirmed Covid-19 cases since testing began in March, including seven travel related and 390 through community spread.
As of today, 246 positives have recovered, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District. As of today, there are 137 active COVID-19 cases.
There have been 14 total COVID-19 related deaths for Lamar County.
The Paris-Lamar County Health District urges all Lamar County residents to adhere to the CDC and State of Texas guidelines to help stop the spread of this highly contagious virus:
Individuals may not be in a group larger than 10 individuals (including those within the individual’s household). Within these groups, individuals should, to the extent possible, minimize in-person contact with others not in the individual’s household. Minimizing in-person contact includes maintaining 6 feet of separation from individuals. When maintaining 6 feet of separation is not feasible, other methods should be utilized to slow the spread of Covid-19, such as wearing masks or face coverings, washing or sanitizing hand frequently, and avoiding sharing utensils or other common objects.
Here is the breakdown of cases:
- 0-9: 2 males, 2 female
- 10-19: 7 males, 13 female
- 20-29: 34 males, 53 females
- 30-39: 30 males, 42 females
- 40-49: 13 males, 37 females
- 50-59: 33 males, 35 females
- 60-69: 24 males, 27 females
- 70-79: 10 males, 21 females
- 80+: 7 males, 7 females