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Cases of COVID-19 hit 35 in Port Arthur & Mid-County; check out the details

The cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Port Arthur and Mid-County reached 35 on Friday, authorities said.

Port Arthur leads the way with 22 cases. Nederland and Groves each have five, while Port Neches has three.

The latest reports were released by the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center, which consolidates all information related to COVID-19 activities in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties.

Authorities said the call center received 99 calls on Friday.

Citizens are encouraged to call 409-550-2536 for an appointment for testing. The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.

If you are looking for information about COVID-19, call 211, option 6 or visit covid-19-jeffco.hub.arcgis.com.