Another case moved to recovered; County down to 11 active COVID-19 cases

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One Pecos County case and one out-of-county case that tested locally were moved to the "recovered" category Wednesday.

The leaves the county with 11 active cases heading into the July 4 weekend. There are now six out-of-county cases active that tested in the county, but were assigned to other counties by the state. 

Pecos County has recorded 1,085 tests, with 851 negative results, and 49 positives – of which 38 have recovered. There are 164 tests pending as of July 2. The county's lone hospitalization from COVID-19 – a 78-year-old woman, remains at Odessa Regional Hospital.

Out-of-county cases – those people who were tested in Pecos County, but whose cases were assigned to another county – have six cases active and 15 recoveries among 21 cases.

Pecos County remains well below the 45-active-case threshold that would force it back to Phase 1 customer capacity limits under state guidelines. One cases was treated overnight at Pecos County Memorial Hospital before being released to self-quarantine.

Active cases among the inmate populations do not count toward the county's total, although those of staff do. As of June 29, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's N5 Unit in Fort Stockton reported one active inmate case, 68 recoveries, 19 medical restrictions and one in isolation. At the TDCJ's Lynaugh Unit, also in Fort Stockton, no inmate cases have been reported.

Statewide, Texas has 159,986 confirmed cases, of which 84,818 are now recovered and 72,744 are active. Total fatalities reached 2,424 as of June 30 – a 1.5% rate. Cases have been reported in 244 of 254 Texas Counties.

Pecos County Case Update

Here is a list of confirmed cases from Pecos County (Recovered cases in italics):

• Case #1: 54-year-old woman was tested at Mallik Medical Clinic on March 27. Her test results came back from a private laboratory on April 4. Exposure source not determined. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #2: 50-year-old male was tested at Mallik Medical Clinic. According to Shuster, the man is listed as a “close member to Case #1.” Shuster said he could not provide additional information on the relationship. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #3: A male listed in the 65-70 age group. He reportedly came in contact with Case #2. He was tested at Mallik Medical Clinic. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #4: 49-year-old male was tested at Mallik Medical Clinic. Shuster did not have the test date. He is an employee at TDCJ N5 in Fort Stockton. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #5: 39-year-old male tested at Mallik Medical Clinic. Possible connections to Case #1 and #2. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #6: Offender at TDCJ N5 Unit in Fort Stockton. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #7: 47-year-old female . Test was done by PCMH. She is an employee at TDCJ N5 in Fort Stockton. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #8: A 37-year-old woman tested at Pecos County Memorial Hospital. She is an employee at the TDCJ N5 Unit in Fort Stockton, and has been connected to Case #6, an inmate at the state prison facility. TDCJ N5 Unit in Fort Stockton. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #9: A 35-year-old female tested at Pecos County Memorial Hospital . She is an employee at the state’s TDCJ N5 Unit. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #10 is a 39-year-old male who tested at National Guard mobile unit in Fort Stockton and is quarantined at home with Case #9. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #11 is a 59-year-old male employee of the TDCJ N5 Unit. He was tested at Pecos County Memorial Hospital on April 27. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #12 is reported as a 28-year-old female employee at N5. She was tested April 29 at a National Guard mobile testing unit in Mertzon. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #13 is a male offender at the N5 Unit who was tested April 29. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #14 is a 53-year-old female employee at the N5 Unit. She was tested at Mallik Medical Clinic on April 28. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #15: 45-year-old male employee at the N5 Unit. He was tested May 3 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #16: 39-year-old male with possible contraction as a family member of Case #11. He who was tested May 5 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #17: 67-year-old female employee at N5 Unit. Tested May 9 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.  

• Case #18: 48-year-old male employee at the Lynaugh Unit and spouse of Case #7. Tested May 9 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #19: 64-year-old female employee at the N5 Unit who was tested May 9 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #20: 37-year-old male employee at the N5 Unit who was tested May 9 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #21: 35-year-old male employee at the TDCJ Lynaugh Unit who was tested May 9 at PCMH. Self-quarantined at home.

• Case #22: 51-year-old male employee at the TDCJ’s N5 Unit in Fort Stockton who tested positive for COVID-19 duirng testing May 12 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #23: 65-year-old female who may have contracted the virus from Case #11 or #16. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #24: 41-year-old male with possible contraction from Case #16, who is a co-worker. He tested on May 12. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

Case #25: 56-year-old female who tested May 18 at Mallik Medical Clinic. Listed as “community spread.” Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #26: 41-year-old female tested May 19 at Cactus Health Services. Connected to Case #24. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

• Case #27: 31-year-old male employee of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s N5 Unit. He was tested on May 12 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

Case #28: 59-year-old male contracted from Case # 25. Tested May 21 at Mallik Medical Clinic. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

Case #29: Unknown age male who is a Pecos County resident, but was tested on May 26 out of state. Possible contraction from out-of-state family. Quarantine over; listed as recovered. 

Case #30: 39-year-old female tested May 31 at Midland Memorial Hospital. Source of contraction unknown. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Case #31: 41-year-old female employee of Focus Care facility in Crane (not Fort Stockton). Tested June 2 at Pecos County Memorial Hospital. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Case #32: 12-year-old male tested June 8 at PCMH. Contracted virus while visiting a family member out of town. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Case #33: 20-year-female employee of Focus Care facility in Crane (not Fort Stockton). Tested June 8 at Pecos County Memorial Hospital. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #34: 21-year-old female. Unknown contraction source and test date. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Case #35: 78-year-old woman at Focus Care. Her source of contraction is not yet known. She was tested at PCMH on June 10. She is hospitalized at Odessa Regional Hospital.

Case #36: 16-year-old male contracted while visiting family out of town recently positive. tested June 12 at ORH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Case #37: 15-year-old female contracted from out-of-county case. Tested June 15 at PCMH. Self-quarantined at home with family.

 Case #38: 23-year-old male, with possible contraction in Mexico. Tested June 15 at PCMH. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• Case #39: 44-year-old male with possible contraction in Mexico. Tested June 24 at PCMH. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #40: 11-year-old female contraction from travel with family. Tested at PCMH on June 17. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #41: 51-year-old female contraction from case #39. Tested at Iraan General Hospital on June 26. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #42: 18-year-old female contraction from case #39. Tested at Iraan General Hospital on June 26. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #43: 21-year-old male possible contraction from another out of county case. Tested at Cactus Health on June 19. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #44: 19-year-old male with unknown contraction source. Tested June 22 at Cactus Health. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #45: 63-year-old female contraction unknown contraction source. Tested at PCMH on June 19. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #46: 70-year-old male with possible contraction from behavioral facility. Tested June 19 at Behavioral Facility. Self-quarantined at the facility.

• Case #47: 54-year-old female unknown contraction source. Tested at PCMH on June 19. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #48: 24-year-old male contraction from travel. Tested at PCMH on June 19. Self-quarantined at home with family.

• Case #49: 49-year-old female contraction from case #47. Tested at PCMH on June 23. Self-quarantined at home with family.

Out of County cases

Active (6)

• A 19-year-old female tested positive at Iraan General Hospital on June 17. Case assigned to Ector County. She is self-quarantining at home.

• A 23-year-old male tested at PCMH on June 19. Case has been referred to Winkler County. Quarantining at home.

• A 52-year-old female tested at PCMH on June 19. Case has been referred to Reeves County. Quarantining at home.

• A 34-year-old male tested at PCMH on June 19. Case has been referred to El Paso County. Quarantining at home.

• A 53-year-old male tested at PCMH on June 19. Case has been referred to Andrews County. Quarantining at home.

• A 19-year-old male tested at PCMH on June 22. Case has been referred to Terrell County. Quarantining at home.

Recovered (15)

• A 51-year-old male tested at PCMH on June 17. Case has been referred to Hidalgo County. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

A 54-year-old male tested June 16 at PCMH. Case transferred to Brewster County. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

A 36-year-old male tested positive at PCMH on June 10, with case assigned to Harris County. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

Two brothers from Dallas County, ages 51 and 44, tested positive at PCMH. The 44-year-old was hospitalized at PCMH for two days and one night. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

A 16-year-female tested June 8 at PCMH who was originally assigned a case number in Pecos County has been moved to Midland County, where her permanent resident is listed. Contracted virus while visiting a family member out of town. Quarantine over; listed as recovered.

• A 58-year-old female citizen of Mexico tested positive at PCMH on May 17. Referred to Mexico by state DSHS and is out of quarantine and recovered.

• Nine employees of the N5 unit who tested positive May 9 at PCMH were assigned to El Paso County per the Texas Department of State Health Services. All cases are out of quarantine and recovered. 

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