Grayson County has recorded its second coronavirus (COVID-19) death.
Judge-Executive Kevin Henderson announced at his daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday afternoon that a 96-year-old man who was hospitalized with the virus died Tuesday morning. The man was a resident of Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation. No other information on the victim has been released.
Henderson said two new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the county since Monday, both residents of Spring View Nursing & Rehabilitation: an 82-year-old woman and 65-year-old man.
There are now 63 cases of COVID-19 in the county.
Forty-nine (77.8 percent) of Grayson County’s COVID-19 cases have been residents or employees of Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation (33 residents, 13 employees), or Spring View Nursing & Rehabilitation (3 residents).
Three victims are currently hospitalized with the virus: a 66-year-old man in critical condition, a 56-year-old woman stable condition and a 59-year-old woman in critical but stable condition.
There have been, according to officials, 426 COVID-19 tests administered in Grayson County, with 325 of those tests returned negative for the virus. Thirty-eight tests are pending.
Fifteen (23.8 percent) victims have recovered from the virus.
By Ken Howlett, News Director
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