129 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in panhandle region as of Sunday, April 5

Coronavirus: 6 steps you can take to prevent it

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The City of Amarillo confirmed 2 new cases in Randall County and the first death in Randall County.

The Hansford County Office of Emergency Management has also confirmed the first COVID-19 case in Spearman.

There are still seven cases in Eastern New Mexico and two in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

That makes a total of 129 cases in the panhandle region.

The Dalhart Office of Emergency Management announced their first positive case in Dallam County and Texas County Emergency Management confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in Guymon.

Hansford County confirms their first positive COVID-19 case.

The City of Amarillo released the daily report card for cases reported to the Amarillo Public Health Department.

This brings the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the panhandle region to 129:

  • Hemphill County: 1
  • Gray County: 5
  • Moore County: 6
  • Swisher County: 1
  • Potter County: 40
  • Randall: 36
  • Castro County: 11
  • Deaf Smith County: 5
  • Oldham County: 2
  • Donley County: 5
  • Dallam County: 1
  • Hutchinson County: 2
  • Hansford County: 1

Out of the 129 cases, there are currently two recoveries in the Texas Panhandle:

  • Randall County: 2

There have also been three deaths in the Texas Panhandle:

There are two confirmed cases in the Oklahoma Panhandle:

  • Texas County: 2

There are seven cases in Eastern New Mexico:

  • Curry County: 6
  • Roosevelt County: 1

These cities and counties that are under stay-at-home directives:

Of the cases included in the APH report card, 66 patients are in isolation at home and 10 are in a medical facility.

There are still 500 pending tests reported to APH.

Amarillo is currently at a Level Red.

Today is Sunday, April 5, 2020. The Amarillo area is operating at Coronavirus (COVID-19) Level RED. This is the highest...

Posted by City of Amarillo, Texas on Sunday, 5 April 2020
City of Amarillo
City of Amarillo (Source: City of Amarillo)

Copyright 2020 KFDA. All rights reserved.