Fatal Coronavirus Case Reported in Eddy County

EDDY COUNTY NOW HAS ITS FIRST CONFIRMED CORONAVIRUS CASE AND IT’S FATAL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS A MAN IN HIS LATE 70s DIED AT ARTESIA GENERAL HOSPITAL ON SUNDAY. THE MAN CAME IN WITH SYMPTOMS CONSISTENT WITH THE COVID 19 CORONAVIRUS THAT DAY…HIS CONDITION DETERIORATED RAPIDLY AND HE DIED WITHIN HOURS OF GETTING TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE TEST RESULTS CAME BACK POSITIVE ON TUESDAY.

OFFICIALS AT ARTESIA GENERAL SAY THE MAN WAS KEPT IN ISOLATION WHILE BEING TREATED AT THE HOSPITAL.