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Learn about Judge Benavides' courageous fight against COVID

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Posted at 3:34 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 16:34:57-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Judge Joe Benavides has been in the hospital fighting coronavirus since June 23.

He is still on oxygen but seems to be doing better although he still struggles to breath.

Benavides, Nueces County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 1, is a veteran and the doctor says his lungs were damaged from when he was deployed in Kuwait.

Learn what Benavides has to say about his battle with COVID during our KRIS 6 News reports at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.