FIRST ON CBS7: 134 people test positive for coronavirus in Midland and Ector Counties in past 11 days

Published: Jun. 11, 2020 at 5:47 PM CDT
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The surge in coronavirus cases continues in both Ector and Midland Counties.

Fourteen people tested positive in Midland County today, according to the health department. Ector County reports 6 new cases.

Since June 1st, a total of 134 have tested positive for COVID-19 in both counties.

That a 30% spike in Ector County over the past 11 days - and a 33% increase in Midland County.

It's been two-and-a-half weeks since Memorial Day weekend, when many started gathering with friends and relatives after a two month quarantine.

Doctors say it takes the body about 14 days to show symptoms of the virus.

The Ector County Health Department says almost 2% of the county's population has been tested so far.