Bowie County, Texas, reported its 36th death because of COVID-19 on Tuesday, an increase of one since Monday.
The local emergency Joint Operations Center reported the new death alongside an increase of confirmed coronavirus cases of more than 20 in a day, from 574 to 595. There are 298 active cases in the county, and 261 Bowie County patients have recovered.
Because COVID-19 deaths are recorded where patients die, not where they lived, it is likely that some Bowie County deaths are among patients who resided elsewhere.
Cass County, Texas' case count rose from 136 to 140, with 54 recoveries, four deaths and 82 active cases, according to the JOC.
Elsewhere in Northeast Texas, Morris County's tally rose from 79 to 81, Red River County's from 131 to 132 and Titus County's from 1,080 to 1,112, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
In Southwest Arkansas, Miller County's case count increased from 423 to 428, with 348 recoveries, four deaths and 76 active cases, according to the Arkansas Department of Health.
Lafayette County's count rose from 47 to 48, Pike County's from 58 to 60, Little River County's from 82 to 106, Nevada County's from 126 to 127, Hempstead County's from 174 to 180, Howard County's from 246 to 275 and Sevier County's from 906 to 913.
Caddo Parish in Northwest Louisiana added 64 cases from Monday to Tuesday for a total of 5,809, and Bossier Parish added 32 cases to reach 1,926, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
Statewide, Arkansas reported 40,181 cases with 428 deaths. Louisiana reported 111,038 cases with 3,700 deaths, and Texas reported 394,265 cases with 5,877 deaths.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 4,280,135 total cases so far in the U.S., with a national death toll of 147,672.