Nacogdoches County Covid-19 Death Toll Now up to 15
According to the latest release from the Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Office (NCEMO), the number of Nacogdoches County deaths attributed to COVID-19 is now up to 15.
On a Facebook post, NCEMO updated that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) had notified the agency of 3 additional deaths. 2 of those deaths were females both between the ages of 80-89, and one death was a male between 70-79. These deaths were reported while the DSHS was conducting follow-up investigations. No word was given on the exact dates on when these deaths occurred.
Nacogdoches County now has had a total of 230 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 114 of those remaining active, and an estimated 101 recoveries. Shelby County reported 3 more deaths on Friday bringing that county's fatality number to 5. Angelina County is reporting 139 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with one related death.
Officials throughout East Texas are asking residents to please observe social distancing guidelines and wear masks when interacting with others.