Two COVID-related deaths reported in VZC Posted in: News The number of COVID-19 associated deaths in Van Zandt County grew last week with two new instances, one in Van and one in Ben Wheeler, reported by the Northeast Public Health District during the seven-day period between Oct. 6-Oct. 12. The number of total cases has been relatively steady throughout recent ...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!