COVID-19

Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday in Matagorda County, bringing the total number of cases there to 32.

According to the Matagorda Regional Medical Center, the patients are a man between the ages of 60 and 65 who is being isolated at home; and a man between the ages of 80 and 85 who is in the hospital; a woman between the ages of 40 and 45 who is being isolated at home; a woman between the ages of 25 and 35 who is being isolated at home; and a woman between the ages of 45 and 50 who is being isolated at home.

None of the five cases is thought to be related to out-of-state travel.

Officials announced Tuesday night that a Matagorda County man between the ages of 70 and 75 died from COVID-19. The man was the second person in the county and in the Crossroads to die from the new disease.

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Morgan Theophil covers local government for the Victoria Advocate. She can be reached at 361-580-6511, mtheophil@vicad.com or on Twitter

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Morgan Theophil covers local government for the Victoria Advocate. She can be reached at 361-580-6511, mtheophil@vicad.com or on Twitter.

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