ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Two COVID-19 related deaths have been reported at Medical Center Hospital bringing the total count to 149.

Officials say the first patient, a man in his 70s, died Monday evening. The patient was a resident of Ector County and was admitted to MCH on November 27.

Officials say the second patient, a man in his 70s, also died Monday evening. The patient was a resident of Focused Care in Pecos and was admitted today.

Both patients had pre-existing conditions, a release reads.