Smith County COVID-19 cases jump to 75

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SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – NET Health has confirmed 13 more COVID-19 cases bringing the total in Smith County to 75.

Eight of the individuals were exposed due to community spread with 50 of the current Smith County cases under the age of 60.

“Community spread means there is more than one possible source for COVID-19 to become acquired by any individual, “says George Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of NET Health. “The public has the responsibility, more than ever, to follow recommendations from health officials, such as physical distancing yourself from others as much as possible, while also remaining socially connected with family members and friends using technology.”

The total in East Texas is 246.

  • Smith County – 75, 2 deaths
  • Bowie County –27, 1 death
  • Gregg County – 23
  • Nacogdoches County – 18, 2 deaths
  • Angelina County – 14
  • Rusk County – 13
  • Harrison County – 11, 1 death
  • Shelby County – 11
  • Polk County – 8
  • Cherokee County – 6
  • Van Zandt County – 6, 1 death
  • Panola County – 4, 1 death
  • San Augustine County – 4, 1 death
  • Cass County – 4
  • Henderson County – 4
  • Hopkins County – 4
  • Upshur County – 3
  • Anderson County – 1
  • Camp County – 1
  • Franklin County – 1
  • Morris County – 1
  • Wood County – 3
  • Titus County – 1
  • Trinity County – 1

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