The Grayson County Health Department (GCHD) has released a coronavirus (COVID-19) update on its Facebook page.
GCHD Director Josh Embry reported 12 new cases of the virus have been diagnosed in the county since the health department’s last update on Thursday, August 6. The new cases increase Grayson County’s COVID-19 victim count to 210 since the onset of the pandemic.
The county now has had 53 new cases of the virus confirmed since July 8, and 21 new cases confirmed over the last four days. This after only one new case of the virus was reported in Grayson County during the three week period between June 16 and July 7.
Embry did not release information on active cases or recovered victims, but he did note one Grayson County victim is currently hospitalized.
The county’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 11.
By Ken Howlett, News Director
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