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Sixth case of Covid-19 confirmed

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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The South Plains Public Health District has confirmed the sixth case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gaines County. This newest case, reported on May 18, came from a female between the ages of 50-59. At this time, the source of exposure is unknown, and the investigation is ongoing.

In Gaines County, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on March 27, a woman between the ages of 30-39. The second case was on April 1 and was a male between 50 and 59 years old. A May 4 case (identified as case #3) was a female between the age of 90-99. On May 7, another female, confirmed case number four, was under the age of 20. Case number five was a male between the ages of 30-39. All investigations, except for case number six, are complete.


1. 3/27/2020 30-39 F EXPOSURE COMPLETE

2. 4/01/2020 50-59 M UNKNOWN COMPLETE

3. 5/04/2020 90-99 F UNKNOWN COMPLETE

4. 5/07/2020 0-19 F UNKNOWN COMPLETE

5. 5/04/2020 30-39 M EXPOSURE COMPLETE

6. 5/18/2020 50-59 F UNKNOWN ONGOING