TEXARKANA, Texas (KETK) – Bowie County has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, according to Lisa Thompson with the Emergency Operations Center.
In a short news release, Thompson did not identify the patient or say how they might have become infected.
Thompson also wrote that she would release more information as it becomes available.
On Monday, Gregg County declared a “local state of disaster” due to the spread of the virus. Gov. Abbott issued a statewide disaster proclamation on Friday.