As of 4 p.m. Friday, no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nacogdoches County, according to the Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Office.
A local call center and testing site have been set up for those who are experiencing symptoms and feel they may have been exposed to the coronavirus. These individuals are urged not to go to the emergency room or walk-in clinics and instead call 936-468-4787.
One confirmed case has been reported in Nacogdoches County. Since opening on Wednesday, the center is receiving an average of 100 calls per day, officials reported. The call center and remote testing site are a collaboration of the city, county, Nacogdoches Memorial, Nacogdoches Medical Center, Excel ER and the SFA School of Nursing.
Information about COVID-19 patients is not released to anyone except medical personnel due to patient privacy laws.
According to Texas Health and Human Services, 105 of 254 Texas counties are reporting COVID-19 cases as of Friday afternoon, totaling 1,731 cases statewide.
The highest number of cases is in Dallas County with 367, followed by Harris County with 137.
Angelina and Rusk counties have two cases each, and Cherokee and Shelby counties each reported one positive case.
As of Friday, no cases had been reported in San Augustine, Houston, Trinity, Polk Sabine, Jasper, Tyler, Newton, Anderson, Henderson or Panola counties.
According to the CDC, the novel coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and the first case in the U.S. was announced on Jan. 21.