Rise in Covid doesn’t let up with 41 new cases in Erath County and additional hospitalizations.


By SARA VANDEN BERGE


The surge in the number of new cases of Covid-19 is showing no signs of slowing down.


Erath County officials reported 41 new cases on Tuesday; 23 in Stephenville, three in Dublin and 15 in the county.


The number of active cases is now 257 and the number of total hospitalizations has jumped to 67.


Covid-19 has been blamed for 19 local deaths.