COVID-19 virus count slows Posted in: News The number of newly confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases has stayed below 200 for the second consecutive 7-day reporting period according to the Northeast Texas Public Health District. During the Oct. 1-8 reporting, NET Health reported 190 new COVID-19 cases locally. That news came on the heels of 195 new cases ...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!