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A lady loading groceries into her SUV was wearing a medical mask to protect herself at a Jasper store on Friday. The masks along with medical gloves have become a common sight as people try to protect themselves from possible exposure to Coronavirus.

A lady loading groceries into her SUV was wearing a medical mask to protect herself at a Jasper store. The masks along with medical gloves have become a common sight as people try to protect themselves from possible exposure to Coronavirus.

At last count there were 21 confirmed active cases of Coronavirus and 1 death because of the illness recorded in the counties and parishes surrounding the Jasper area.

As of Friday, March 27th, 2020:

Jasper County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Newton County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Tyler County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Angelina County – 2 cases, 0 deaths

San Augustine County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Sabine County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Sabine Parish – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Vernon Parish – 2 cases, 0 deaths

Beauregard Parish – 4 cases, 0 deaths

Orange County – 1 case, 0 deaths

Jefferson County – 12 cases, 1 death

Hardin County – 4 cases, 0 deaths