Latest COVID-19 numbers for Jefferson, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Orange & Tyler counties:
Published 3:21 pm Friday, March 27, 2020
BEAUMONT, – The following information from the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center summarizes activities and developments related to COVID-19 in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, and Tyler counties:
Positive for COVID-19 – 19 total
- Hardin County – 6
o Lumberton – 3
o Silsbee – 3
- Jefferson County – 12
o Beaumont – 8
o Groves – 1
o Port Arthur – 3
- Orange County – 1
o Mauriceville – 1
Confirmed COVID-19 Fatalities – 1
- Hardin County – 1
Total calls received by Call Center – 1,192
- 399 have been referred for testing (since call center opened on 3/20)
- 57 were tested at the drive-through site today
It was announced today that as of 11:59 pm today, March 27, 2020, each County will begin a more stringent Stay at Home, Work Safe Order for all six counties.
The Call Center will continue to be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or you believe you have been exposed to an infected individual, you can call 409-550-2536 to be evaluated for testing.
If you are looking for information about COVID-19, please do not call the Call Center.
You can call 211 option 6 or visit SETINFO.ORG.