Coronavirus updatePosted/updated on: November 27, 2020 at 11:00 am
EAST TEXAS — NET Health has been reporting COVID-19 death information primarily received from area hospitals and nursing homes. The State of Texas has reported larger numbers of COVID-19 deaths per County on their State Dashboard, as compared to NET Health’s COVID-19 reports, by utilizing information obtained from the State of Texas’ death certificates data. COVID-19 deaths are attributed to the county of residence, not where the individual died. NET Health reported 121 new cases of coronavirus in Smith County on Wednesday. There are 3,850 active cases and 5,347 cases of recovery. There have been 196 COVID-19 related deaths. In Gregg County there were 58 new cases reported Wednesday, with 1,718 active and 3,104 that have recovered. There have been 108 COVID-19 related deaths in Gregg County. More information is available at https://www.NETHealthCOVID19.org.