Four new deaths related to COVID-19 reported

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Thursday morning the City of Pampa and Gray County were notified by the Texas Department of State Health Services of six new COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases in Gray County. These new cases bring the overall total to 1,519.

On Wednesday, the State reported 27 new COVID-19 (Coronavirus) recoveries in Gray County. These new recoveries bring our overall total to 1,441.

The State also reported four new COVID-19 (Coronavirus) deaths. These new deaths bring our overall total to 25 in Gray County.

With these new cases, the overall totals read like this: 1,519 total cases, 1,441 recoveries, 53 active cases and 25 COVID-19 deaths.

Please remember the City of Pampa and Gray County fall under Trauma Service Area A. The number of hospitalized patients in Trauma Service Area A exceeds 15 percent as a percentage of total hospital capacity.

As a result of these percentages, according to Governor Abbott’s Executive order GA-32, all restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms and exercise facilities and classes, museums and libraries in all counties in Trauma Service Area A are required to return to a maximum 50 percent occupancy levels.

The order remains in place until such a time as Trauma Service Area A has seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity is 15 percent or less.

As always we continue to ask you to take all the necessary precautions to make sure you and your families are safe.

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