Coronavirus recoveries in Smith County continue to rise with an additional 10 reported on Friday for overall count of 152, according to the Northeast Texas Public Health District.

Zero new cases were reported on Friday for an active count of 42. The total confirmed positive cases is at 198.

In Smith County, there are 42 active coronavirus cases, 152 recovered patients and four coronavirus deaths.

Tyler hospitals are currently treating 37 patients from East Texas for the coronavirus.

Smith County statistics

A 68-year-old Tyler man, a 78-year-old Tyler man, a 91-year-old Hideaway man and a 56-year-old Troup man have died because of COVID-19.

NET Health updates recovery numbers on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The numbers came from the joint information center made up of agencies, including the city of Tyler, Smith County, NET Health and Tyler ISD.

Of the 198 cases, 163 are in Tyler, nine in Flint, six in Whitehouse, six in Lindale, four in Troup, two in Bullard, two in Overton, two in Arp and one each in Hideaway, Winona, Kilgore and rural Smith County near Mineola.

One hundred and sixty-five cases are a result of community spread and 33 are travel-related.

Here is the breakdown of cases:

• 0-20, 14 cases

• 21-40, 76 cases

• 41-59, 62 cases

• 60-79, 42 cases

• 80 and over, 4 cases

Of the 198 cases, 102 are men and 96 are women.

Tyler hospitals are currently treating 37 patients from East Texas for the coronavirus. Some of those patients may not reside in Smith County.

Through May 19, a total of 3,488 tests were performed on patients from Smith County.

Other counties

Wood County has 22 coronavirus cases, including the death of an 83-year-old Winnsboro woman and 13 recoveries, according to NET Health data.

Van Zandt County has 26 cases, which includes the death of a 47-year-old Murchison woman and 14 recoveries.

Henderson County reported three cases for a total of 55, including 19 recoveries, according to NET Health.

Anderson County has 64 cases, including 12 recoveries, NET Health reported.

In Gregg County, there are 184 cases, including 57 recoveries and four deaths, according to the Gregg County Health Department.

Cherokee County has reported 41 cases, which includes 18 recoveries, 21 active cases and two deaths, according to the Cherokee County Public Health Department.

Rains County has three cases, NET Health reported.


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