A Panola County COVID-19 death has been recorded, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services and Panola County Judge LeeAnn Jones.

Jones said the Panola County resident who died was a patient at a Shreveport hospital, and that is where they contracted the virus. The patient died March 30.

Jones did not have information about the person’s age or gender.

The most recent count of coronavirus cases for Panola County stood at 4, all of which were reported this week. Cases are listed by DSHS based on county of residence.

For Harrison County, as of April 3, COVID-19 confirmed cases stay at five, with a single death that occurred on April 1.

Gregg county is reporting 16 cases, Cass County 4, Panola County 4, Smith County 57, with one death and Caddo Parish has 377 cases, with 15 deaths.