COVID-19 Update 8-17-2020 – Texarkana, Texas – Bowie/Cass

TEXARKANA, TX— Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 825 positive COVID-19 cases, with 382 recoveries and 56 deaths. There are currently 387 active cases being traced in Bowie County.

Cass County has a total 199 cases with 153 recovered and nine deaths.  Cass County currently has 37 active cases.

The Bowie County/Texarkana, Texas Joint Operations Center is still conducting contact tracing on positive cases, so if you test positive for COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider that conducts COVID testing, please notify the Local Health Authority at (903) 255-5560. 

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County 8/17/2020
Total Cases in Bowie County825
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
80+ 61
Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male 366
Female 459

New data has been added to, so please take a look for more information regarding COVID cases in Bowie County. 

Free COVID-19 testing has been extended for one more week at the Bowie-Texarkana Health Department at 902 W. 12th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 Monday through Saturday, August 10th-August 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register at or on-site. No symptoms required. Call 903-255-5560 for questions about testing.

The latest local information and updates can all be found at The local hotline telephone number is (903) 255-5560.

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