VZ County death toll surges Posted in: News The Northeast Texas Public Health District issued another sobering reminder about the potential dangers of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic last week, reporting nine new confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths locally during the most recent seven-day reporting period. As of Jan. 8, NET Health had reported 50 COVID-19 confirmed or probable deaths ...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!