MIDLAND, tx. (KOSA) -- The City of Midland confirmed a second positive case of coronavirus COVID-19 on Saturday. However, the resident is not currently in Midland.
Officials said a man in his 80s tested positive for the virus.
He is a dual resident in midland and Mississippi, but he hasn't been in West Texas since March 9th.
Once the patient started having symptoms, he went to a Mississippi hospital where he tested positive for the virus.
The city said the man will not return to Midland until he no longer has any symptoms.
Due to the dual residency of the confirmed case, in which the patient became symptomatic and was tested and confirmed in Mississippi, this case will go towards Mississippi’s case count.