Eighth COVID-19 related death reported at MCH

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – The eighth Coronavirus-related death has been reported at Medical Center Hospital, according to an update Sunday.

Officials say the patient was a man in his 70’s and was a transport from Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine.

The patient was admitted to MCH on June 18 and died Sunday, the release reads. Hospital officials note the patient had several pre-existing conditions.

Additionally, MCH notes they currently have 20 confirmed positive COVID-19 patients at their facility. Two are in the Critical Care Unit on ventilators and 18 more are in isolation, the release reads.

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