Nueces County records tenth COVID-19 death

Woman in between 60 to 69 years-old is the county's latest COVID victim
Posted at 12:43 PM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 13:44:49-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — The Corpus Christi-Nueces Public Health District has received confirmation of the tenth death of a Nueces County resident due to COVID-19.

Officials state the deceased is a female between the age of 60-69 years old and was hospitalized in late-June. Officials said her only underlying medical condition was hypertension.

In the last week, the number of hospitalized persons with COVID-19 has exploded significantly. The news of the tenth death comes hours after officials said multiple nurses were testing COVID-19 positive.