MCH: Local nursing home patient tests positive for COVID-19

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A nursing home patient has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to a release from Medical Center Hospital, Thursday.

Officials say the patient was brought from a “local nursing home” on Tuesday and eventually tested positive.

No information was provided on the patient or which nursing home they were at.

This brings the overall case count to 49 in Ector County.

MCH along with ORMC and other county leader will hold their daily breifing today at 3 p.m. You can catch that live on our website at

This is the first nursing home patient in Odessa to test positive. However, Midland has seen patients at Manor Park and Midland Medical Lodge who have tested positive for the virus.

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