First Coronavirus case confirmed in Ward County


WARD COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Ward County has officially confirmed its first Coronavirus case, according to a release Sunday.

Ward County remained one of the few areas of the Permian Basin that had yet to see a confirmed case.

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Presidio, Terrell, Jeff Davis, Reagan, Upton and Loving Counties have yet to report a case of Coronavirus.

County officials say 163 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Ward County with 159 of those tests coming back negative. Additionally, four tests are currently pending.

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