Fourth COVID-19 related death reported in Midland County

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MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A Coronavirus positive patient from Midland Medical Lodge has died, according to a release from Midland Memorial Hospital.

Officials say the patient was a woman in her 80’s and confirmed she was a resident at the nursing home facility.

This is the fourth COVID-19 related death in Midland County.

This comes after several residents and staff members tested positive at the facility.

A team of health officials was sent to MML last week after several residents and staff members tested positive for the virus. Midland Health then tested all of the residents at the facility and most of the staff.

Midland Health CEO Russell Meyers says several more residents at Midland Medical Lodge tested positive and they are still waiting on more results to come back.

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