Erath County COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise Above Record Levels

The Erath County COVID-19 report issued on Friday showed 28 new positive cases in the previous 24 hour. 21 of those were from residents in Stephenville, while five are in rural Erath County and two are in Dublin. The number of active coronavirus cases in Erath County has now risen to 206… it’s highest number ever. However, the number of deaths and the number of people hospitalized with the illness reemained the same on Friday. What’s interesting to note is that the vast majority of cases in the community are coming from young people. In fact, the total number of 13-19 year olds who have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began now stands at 206, while the number of 20-29 year olds is at 360.