Thursday, the Texas Department of State Health Services notified Ellis County officials of three additional cases of COVID-19 and 30 recoveries. This increases the countywide cumulative total to 289 cases of COVID-19, including 240 recoveries.

The three additional cases of COVID-19 include a 43-year-old female of Midlothian, a 52-year-old female of Red Oak and a 53-year-old male of Waxahachie.

As of Thursday’s media release, DSHS also had reported 3,741 tests administered in Ellis County. It is unclear whether that equates to the number of people tested or whether that figure reflects multiple tests per person, which would effectively lower the number of people tested.

Of the 289 cases, 37 are active (37 confirmed positive and zero probable).

Details for the 289 total cases are as follows (residence, age, sex):

Residence – total cases, recovered cases:

Alma – 1 (1 recovered)

Bardwell – 2 (2)

Ennis – 54 (43)

Ferris – 5 (4)

Glenn Heights – 11 (9)

Mansfield – 1 (1)

Maypearl – 1 (1)

Midlothian – 46 (42)

Ovilla – 5 (5)

Palmer – 4 (4)

Red Oak – 52 (44)

Waxahachie – 107 (84)

Age:

0-19 – 14

20-29 – 33

30-39 – 47

40-49 – 56

50-59 – 51

60-69 – 40 (two deaths)

70-79 – 18 (four deaths)

80+ – 30 (six deaths)

Sex:

Male – 137 (five deaths)

Female – 152 (seven deaths)

Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation cases to date (36):

• April 6 – 86-year-old female resident

• April 9 – 89-year-old female resident

• April 9 – 92-year-old female resident (possibly deceased)*

• April 14 – 60-year-old male resident

• April 14 – 80-year-old female resident (deceased)

• April 19 – 66-year-old male resident (deceased)

• April 20 – 75-year-old male resident

• April 20 – 77-year-old male resident

• April 20 – 82-year-old female resident

• April 20 – 90-year-old female resident (deceased)

• April 22 – 62-year-old male resident

• April 22 – 72-year-old female resident

• April 22 – 83-year-old female resident

• April 22 – 85-year-old male resident

• April 23 – 63-year-old male resident

• April 23 – 79-year-old female resident (deceased)

• April 23 – 84-year-old female resident (recovered)

• April 23 – 87-year-old male resident

• April 23 – 92-year-old female resident (possibly deceased)*

• April 24 – 65-year-old male resident

• April 24 – 85-year-old female resident (deceased)

• April 24 – 85-year-old female resident

• April 28 – 70-year-old female resident (recovered) **

• April 30 – 69-year-old female resident

• April 30 – 81-year-old female resident

• April 30 – 93-year-old male resident (deceased)

• May 1 – 84-year-old female resident

• May 4 – 70-year-old female resident

• May 6 – 71-year-old female resident (deceased) ***

• May 8 – 86-year-old female resident

• May 11 – 66-year-old female resident

• May 11 – 69-year-old female resident

• May 11 – 91-year-old female resident

• May 11 – 92-year-old female resident

• May 11 – 94-year-old female resident

• May 14 – 67-year-old female resident

* On April 26, the state reported to the county that a 92-year-old female resident of Legend Oaks had died. The state did not specify as to whether it was the 92-year-old female resident whose case was reported April 9 or the one whose case was reported April 23.

** On April 28, the state reported that a 70-year-old female resident of Legend Oaks had tested positive. The state then reported on April 29 that the same resident was recovered.

*** On May 6, the state reported that a 71-year-old female resident of Legend Oaks had both tested positive and had died.

Reported deaths to date (12):

• March 30 – 90-year-old male Midlothian resident

• April 4 – 88-year-old male Ennis resident

• April 13 – 76-year-old female Waxahachie resident

• April 20 – 80-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• April 26 – 92-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• April 28 – 79-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 5 – 66-year-old male Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 5 – 85-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 5 – 93-year-old male Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 6 – 91-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 11 – 90-year-old female Waxahachie resident (Legend Oaks)

• May 16 – 69-year-old male Ennis resident

Ellis County received its first positive case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 17.

The county’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order expired Thursday, April 30, in line with the expiration of the governor’s order.

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