COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  1. Status of COVID-19 Cases in Hood County
  2. What restrictions are currently in place?
  3. Is my business essential or nonessential?
  4. What City services are changed?
  5. How do I stay informed?

last updated April 9, 2020, 3:00 p.m., per the Hood County Public Health Authority

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Hood County

217total COVID-19 tests reported
13positive cases
36pending laboratory confirmation
3fully recovered and released from isolation
1COVID-19-related death

With the exception of the recovered patient, all COVID-19 positive patients and contacts under investigation who are not hospitalized remain isolated at home in accordance with public health guidelines.

Where did these people contract COVID-19?

Four people are believed to have contracted the highly contagious virus from travel, four from work contacts in Dallas Fort Worth area, and four contracted the illness from infected family members. One does not yet have an identified source for COVID-19 transmission.  Due to concerns for patient privacy in our small community, we are no longer reporting statistics on hospitalized patients.

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information Update