Hockley, Cochran counties report new cases this week

Hockley County and Cochran County reported new cases this week, and Hockley County reported two new deaths.

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge reported Friday she had received confirmation from the Department of State Health Services of 20 new cases of COVID-19, 23 new recoveries and two new deaths related to COVID-19 involving Hockley County residents this week.

Of the cases reported this week, Judge Balrdige said eight involved Sundown residents with two in the age range of zero to 10 years old, one case between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, one case between the ages of 40 and 50 years old, one case between the ages of 50 and 60 years old, and three cases between the ages of 60 and 70 years old.

There were 12 cases involving Levelland residents with one case between the ages of zero and 10 years old, three cases between the ages of 10 and 20 years old, three cases between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, three cases between the ages of 30 and 40 years old, one case between the ages of 40 and 50 years old, and one case between the ages of 50 and 60 years old.

The deaths that were reported involved a Levelland resident between the ages of 80 and 90 years old and a Smyer resident between the ages of 70 and 80 years old.

As of Friday, Hockley County had a total of 282 cases reported, including 231 recoveries and seven deaths, leaving 44 active cases.

Cochran County Judge Pat Sabala Henry reported this week that the Department of State Health Services has confirmed four total new cases of COVID-19.

Thursday, there were two new cases of COVID-19 involving Whiteface residents reported. The age ranges for those cases were between 40 and 50 years old and between 10 and 20 years old.

Friday, the judge reported two more new cases, involving Morton residents. The age ranges on the cases were between 30 and 40 years old and between 10 and 20 years old.

There have now been a total of 43 cases reported in Cochran County, including 37 recoveries, leaving six active cases.

In Texas, there have been 625,347 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 527,359 recoveries and 13,091 deaths, leaving approximately 84,897 active cases.

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