Hockley, Cochran counties provide COVID-19 update

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge and Cochran County Judge Pat Sabala Henry both provided updates on COVID-19 case numbers, Wednesday.

In Hockley County, Judge Baldridge said four new cases were reported Tuesday and six new cases were reported Wednesday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the county to 257.

Of the Hockley County cases, eight cases involve Levelland residents and two cases involve Sundown residents.

The age ranges of the Levelland cases include two residents between the ages of 10 and 20 years old, one resident between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, one resident between the ages of 30 and 40 years old, one resident between the ages of 40 and 50 years old and three residents between the ages of 50 and 60 years old.

The age ranges of the Sundown cases involve one resident between the ages of 10 and 20 years old and one resident between the ages of 30 and 40 years old.

Hockley County currently has 44 active cases, 208 recoveries and five deaths.

Judge Henry reported Wednesday morning that the county received its weekly update from the Department of State Health Services, which indicated the county currently has 39 reported cases, with 35 recoveries and four active cases. Judge Henry said that though the DSHS website shows one fatality in Cochran County, he has not received notification of the death. Of the four active cases, he said one case is in Whiteface where the other three cases are Morton residents.

1 Comment

  1. Dillon Palmer Webb on August 27, 2020 at 9:57 am

    Did the 10-20 age range case expose their school and are proper quarantine measures outlined in Governor Abbots mandate being followed?

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