Press Release – November 6th, 2020
From: Howard County Judge Kathryn Wiseman, Mayor Shannon Thomason, and Howard County Emergency Management
Re: COVID-19 Update for the Week of November 2nd, 2020
To date, Howard County and Big Spring have had a total of 1,996 positive cases of COVID-19. We currently have 200 active cases and have 1,676 citizens that have recovered from COVID-19. There are 97 positive cases pending follow up investigation by DSHS.
Unfortunately, we had three COVID-19 related fatalities this week, an 88-year-old male, a 96-year-old male and a 58-year-old male. These are the 21st, 22nd and 23rd COVID-19 related deaths in our community.
County and City officials extend our deepest condolences to his family members. We ask that you keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. County and City officials still urge community members to take every precaution to protect yourself and your family members, especially when celebrating the upcoming holidays. Please continue to practice social distancing, stay home when possible, wash your hands frequently, and wear a mask while in public areas. These are all things you can do to help prevent yourself and your loved ones from becoming ill from any respiratory illness including COVID-19.
Howard County Judge Kathryn Wiseman
Big Spring Mayor Shannon Thomason
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