8th case of COVID-19 confirmed in Castro County makes 18 cases in Tx Panhandle

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CASTRO COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - There are now eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Castro County.

Castro County Judge Gerber confirmed the eight cases today.

Seven cases are in the Nazareth community. One case is in Dimmitt.

This makes 18 cases of COVID-19 in the Texas Panhandle area:

  • Swisher County: 1
  • Potter County: 2
  • Randall County: 3
  • Castro County: 8
  • Deaf Smith County: 2
  • Oldham County: 2
  • Roosevelt County: 1
  • Curry County: 1

A second case was also confirmed in Oldham County this morning.

On March 24, the City of Amarillo reported the first coronavirus death in the area.

According to the State Health Department, the death was a woman in her 30′s with underlying health conditions. She was a resident of Oldham County.

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