Andrews County COVID-19 Update

Last updated: October 29, 2020, at 2pm

Face Coverings

Governor Greg Abbott Mandate Face Covering over Nose and Mouth (Mask)

Governor Greg Abbott has issued Executive Order 29 requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces, with few exceptions, in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases. Open Texas checklists are now updated consistently with this order.

Outdoor Gatherings

The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10.


  • Practice social distancing
  • Hand washing and using hand sanitizer
  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • If you have traveled out of town, self-isolate and monitor for symptoms such as:
    • Body aches
    • Cough
    • Fever
    • Headaches
    • Loss of sense of smell or taste

Numbers Reported by Andrews County Health Department

Cases / Positive Rate

Cases / Rate Number of Cases / Rate
Positive Rate 16.46%
Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases 667


Type of Test / Cases Number of Tests / Cases
Active Cases 181
Negative Tests 3,383
Pending Tests 6
Total Tested in Andrews 4,056

Location of Cases

Location   Number of Persons at Location
Hospitalized at PRMC   0
Isolation (At Home)   182
Recovered / Deaths Number of Persons
Deaths 11
Recovered 475