13th COVID-19 related death reported at MCH

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – The 13th COVID-19-related death has been reported at Medical Center Hospital.

Officials confirmed that a man in his 80’s died early Friday morning at MCH. The patient was admitted to the hospital back on July 8 and officials say he had pre-existing conditions.

Currently, MCH has 44 Coronavirus patients in-house. Officials say 13 of those patients are in the Critical Care Unit and eight are currently on ventilators.

Three patients are currently in the Critical Care Overflow at the Wheatley Stewart Medical Pavilion and the other 28 are on COVID isolation floors, according to a release.

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