Midland officials provide update on COVID-19 response

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MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Leaders in Midland are prepared to provide another update today on their COVID-19 response. Wednesday’s update comes just a day after one patient died as a result of the coronavirus.

It was the first confirmed death in Midland, related to the virus.

Two more patients have also been confirmed to have COVID-19, a pediatric patient and a man in his 60’s. Officials said Tuesday, both were at home in isolation.

Early Wednesday morning, officials with Midland Memorial Hospital said 15 patients were under investigation, and they are awaiting the results of hundreds of tests.

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