On April 13, 2020, two new cases of Hunt County residents with COVID-19 were confirmed, and one of those patients has died. T
he patient information is as follows:
#19 — Male, 31-49, ZIP Code 75135, patient recovering at home; and
#20 — Male, 65+, ZIP Code 75422. This patient passed away. The patient’s permanent address was in Hunt County, but he lived in a facility in the Dallas area when he became symptomatic, was tested, and subsequently passed away.
The patient had underlying medical issues which may have contributed to his death. The Hunt County Health Department has confirmed with the Texas Department of State Health Services that this patient is to be added to the Hunt County records rather than the numbers reported by the county in which he died.
Submitted Press Release.