Hockley County death from COVID-19, KLVT radio reports

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LEVELLAND, Texas – KLVT radio reports that one person in Hockley County died from COVID-19. This is first fatality from COVID-19 in Hockley County.

KLVT said, “According to information from the Department of Health Services the victim was between the age of 55 and 60 and was a Levelland resident.”

Shortly after the radio report, EverythingLubbock.com was able to reach County Judge Sharla Baldridge who said, “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I report according to DSHS, Hockley County has lost a Levelland resident between the age of 55-60 to COVID-19.”

“This is one of the previously confirmed 7 cases in Hockley County, Texas,” Baldridge said. Seven is still the total number for Hockley County as of Wednesday afternoon.

EverythingLubbock.com continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with updates on its impact and vaccination efforts.

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