Pace of new cases slows Posted in: News Van Zandt County residents received some welcome news over the past week with the number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases slowing dramatically over previous reporting periods. From Aug. 25-Aug. 31, Van Zandt County cities combined to see just 21 new cases total, bringing the overall case count to 520 since ...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!