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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 Paris/Lamar County Health District is reporting five new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 625 since reporting began in March.

Today's cases include a 44-year-old female and 63-year-old male who both tested positive on a PCR test, and a 23-year-old female, a 24-year-old male and a 28-year-old male who all tested positive on an Antigen test.

To date, Lamar County is reporting 16 deaths due to Covid-19 with 447 positive cases recovered and 139 active cases being monitored by the health district.

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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