Hunt County reported 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hunt County on Monday, August 3rd. These numbers cover new case reporting for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
There are now 402 active cases in the county. 695 patients are listed as recovered, 15 patients are hospitalized and there have been 8 deaths, according to the county.
There have been a total of 1,105 positive cases among Hunt County residents to date.
The new cases from today are in the following general areas: Greenville 75401 – 17; Greenville 75402 – 14; Caddo Mills 75135 – 6; Commerce 75428 – 3; Quinlan 75474 – 2; Celeste 75423 – 2; Wolfe City 75496 – 2; Campbell 75422 – 1; and Lone Oak 75453 – 1
It has been reported to the County that the State’s COVID-19 fatality numbers far exceed the locally-reported numbers of deaths. The State’s reporting can be accessed by clicking on “Fatalities over Time” on www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/additionaldata. As of this afternoon, the state shows 20 COVID-19 fatalities of Hunt County residents. This sudden divergence is due to a recent change in the way the state calculates COVID-19 deaths, which in part uses death certificate information not yet available to the County. When Hunt County releases its morning reports
from this point forward, it will show the number of state-reported deaths, and the number of deaths that the County Health Department has been able to independently confirm.