Pecos County has 9 active cases of COVID-19; 5 contractions tied to out-of-county travel

City Council, County Commissioners oto hold joint meeting Monday on event capacity limits

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Five out of nine of Pecos County's new confirmed COVID-19 cases have been linked to out-of-county contractions, including three from Mexico. 

The county now has 42 confirmed cases. The remaining 33 cases are listed as "recovered." Only one of Pecos County's cases have required hospitalization. One case assigned to another county was hospitalized over night at Pecos County Memorial Hospital.

Five other positive test from Pecos County are active and have been assigned to other counties. 

At 6 p.m. Monday, June 29, the Fort Stockton City Council and Pecos County Commissioners Court will hold a joint meeting at the Pecos County Courthouse to discuss the 100-or-more event attendance guidelines set down by Gov. Greg Abbott last week.

Local governments may allow gathering larger than 100. It is believed the meeting's outcome will affect the upcoming Water Carnival at Comanche Springs Pool.

Case updates 

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. Quarantining at home.

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. Self-Quarantine at home with family.

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. Self-quarantined at home with family.

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

• Case #40: 70-year-old male with possible contraction from behavioral facility. Tested June 19 at Behavioral Facility. Self-quarantined at the facility.

• Case #41: 11-year-old female contraction from travel with family. Tested at PCMH on June 17. Self-quarantined at home with family.

Case #42: 19-year-old male with unknown contraction source. Tested June 22 at Cactus Health. Self-quarantined at home with family.

Out of County cases

A 54-year-old male tested June 16 at PCMH. Case transferred to Brewster County. 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 36-year-old male tested positive at PCMH on June 10, with case assigned to Harris County. He is self-quarantining at home.

• 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.

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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