HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas– On Friday Hockley County confirmed two new cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus.
“As of this morning this brings the total number of confirmed cases for Hockley County to 7,” said Sharla Baldridge, Hockley County judge, in a news release.
She went on to add that the first case is a person between the age of 35 and 40 and is a resident of Sundown. The second person is between the age of 55 and 60 and is also a resident of Sundown, according to Baldridge.
One of the new cases is related to a previously confirmed Hockley County case “as to common contact,” the release states.
No other information was released at this time as the cases remained under investigation by DSHS, said Baldridge.