Coronavirus updatePosted/updated on: May 28, 2022 at 7:54 am
EAST TEXAS — The Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health) reported 51 new cases of coronavirus in Smith County Monday. That’s an increase from the 43 reported May 23. There are now 303 active cases in Smith County, compared to the 252 posted on the 23rd. There have been 53,297 cases of recovery. In Gregg County, there were 16 new cases posted Monday, up from the 13 shown on the previous dashboard. The currently active total stands at 139, an increase from the 123 posted on the 23rd. There have been 26,018 recoveries in Gregg County. Tyler hospitals are now treating 15 COVID patients; nine were shown on the prior dashboard.
The community spread level in Smith County remains in the minimal category, with its 5.83 figure going up from the 4.84 reported last time. Gregg County also stays in the minimal category, with its spread figure now at 3.34, compared to the 4.14 rating shown on the previous dashboard. All other counties in the NET Health survey area are also continuing to show minimal spread. For more information on COVID-19 in East Texas, click here.