Panola County has been notified of a second confirmed COVID-19 case, Judge LeeAnn Jones said Tuesday evening. 

No other details were immediately known.

Jones issued a shelter in place order earlier Tuesday that goes into effect Thursday, April 2. 


Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.