Panola County COVID-19 deaths have jumped to 20, County Judge LeeAnn Jones said Sunday.
That is up from the 15 deaths Jones reported she was working to confirm Friday. Jones said Sunday that the county’s cumulative total number of positive cases was 176.
Of those total confirmed cases, 67 are from Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Center, 32 are from Panola Nursing and Rehabilitation, 60 are public cases, 15 are from Tyson and two are from UT Health.
Jones also reported 20 recoveries at Briarcliff, 10 recoveries at Tyson and eight recoveries from the public.
As of Sunday morning, Briarcliff was reporting six deaths—one staff member and five residents—and Panola Nursing was reporting five resident deaths on their websites.