ECHD confirms 9 new COVID-19 cases bringing Monday total to 13

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ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – 13 new Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Ector County, according to stats released Monday.

The total case count is now at 170 with an active case count of 39.

Additionally, officials say 2504 have been tested in Ector County, with 2171 coming back negative. 117 have recovered from the virus and stats show 172 tests are still pending.

Health experts locally are now working to stem an outbreak at the Focused Care nursing home facility in Odessa, in which three cases were confirmed over the weekend.

All three patients were hospitalized, prior reports indicate.

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