Fifth COVID-19 related death reported in Ector County

Published: May. 26, 2020 at 11:28 AM CDT
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A new COVID-19 related death has been reported in Ector County.

According to Brandy Garcia, the director of the Ector County Health Department, an elderly man died from the virus.

No other details were released on the victim.

This is the fifth COVID-19 related death in Ector County.

151 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Ector County. Ninety-seven patients have recovered from the virus.

*CBS7 previously reported a sixth death in Ector County. Officials now say that the patient was a resident from Crane County. The story has been updated accordingly.