The Ellis County Local Health Authority has been notified of three additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and 30 recoveries.

This increases the countywide total to 289 cases of COVID-19, including 240 recoveries.

According to a news release, “These 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 today, the Texas Department of State Health Services(DSHS) has reported 3,741 tests administered in Ellis County.

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