Howard County confirms 108 new cases this week

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BIG SPRING, Texas (Nexstar) – City of Big Spring and Howard County officials have confirmed 108 new COVID-19 cases in the county.

The results are from this week.

The total number of active cases in the county have increased from 377 to 404.

396 patients have recovered from the virus. There was one new death reported as well.

The patient was an 84-year-old woman. This is the 15th COVID-19 related death in the county.

The large spike in cases was due to an outbreak at the Federal Correctional Institution and the GEO units in Big Spring. Of the 404 active cases, 384 are inmates at FCI Big Spring and GEO Big Spring.

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February 07 2021 05:32 pm