The county’s active case count rose to 167 on Friday, just two days after setting a two-week high of 143, according to the district's data.
“One of the easiest and most effective ways we can look out for each other and aid in the fight against Covid-19 is to wear a face mask in public spaces right now,” said Dr. Amanda Green, chief medical officer at PRMC.
While remote registration continues, PJC has reopened some buildings to the public and is offering on-campus one-and-done registration events starting Saturday. Fall classes begin Sept. 8.
Records show a 72-year-old man and two women ages 82 and 88 lost their battle against the infection that has killed more than 9,000 Texans as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The window is closing for Texans experiencing economic hardship due to Covid-19 to enroll in the state’s Electricity Relief Program.
Texas' low number of tests and large percentage of positive results suggest inadequacies in the state's public health surveillance effort at a time when school reopenings are certain to increase viral spread, health experts said.
President Donald Trump on Saturday deferred payroll taxes and replaced an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. The next round of federal assistance could include resuming a supplemental pandemic feder…
With an additional eight cases reported today, there have been 673 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Lamar County since testing began in March. Of the total, 135 cases are active, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District.
In total, the county has confirmed 665 Covid-19 cases since testing began in March. Of those, 491 are considered to be recovered.
Abbott’s decision to curb the role of local health authorities in school reopening decisions has added to the ongoing conflict between him and local governments during the pandemic, with mayors and judges voicing frustration over having their hands tied by the state’s response.
Nursing homes remain hot spots for the virus, with 57% still reporting active cases. Limited visits will be allowed both indoors and outdoors at facilities where there are no cases among residents or staff.
The United Way of Lamar County will kick off their Fall Campaign with a Virtual 5k event this year.
The Dairy Queen at 2151 FR 64 W in Cooper will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus.
It’s hard to collect good numbers on an unknown virus, and Texas health officials have made errors. But experts say the state’s coronavirus data is useful as long as users understand its limitations.
There are now 127 active cases of Covid-19 in Lamar County, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District.
An 87-year-old man has become the 17th Lamar County resident to lose his life against Covid-19, according to the Paris-Lamar County Health District. An additional 15 cases also were reported today.
Three North Lamar ISD staff members have tested positive for Covid-19, prompting Superintendent Kelli Stewart to issue the following statement:
The City of Paris has approved a $100,000 request from the Paris/Lamar County Health District to fund additional expenses brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Funding is to come from federal CARES ACT sources of which the city is allocated up to roughly $1.4 million.
Carter BloodCare is now offering free coronavirus antibody testing on successful blood donations, for a limited time.
Lone Star Cemetery 2020 Homecoming: Cancelled for this year. Send donations to Karen Beers, 359 CR 1275,Clarksville TX, 754 26.
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.