COVID-19 claims 79 lives in VZC Posted in: News The number of deaths as a result of the COVID-19 virus have risen over the week, with NET Health reporting a total of 79 deaths in Van Zandt County on Aug. 30. The number of newly confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Van Zandt County steadily rises daily, with a total ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!