COVID-19 cases rise by 300 in county Posted in: News The number of newly confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Van Zandt County increased rapidly over the most recent reporting period according to officials from the Northeast Texas Public Health District as of Sept. 7. NET Health reports that there have been 6,439 confirmed or probable cases (cases with a ...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!