More COVID-19 cases confirmed in area counties

More COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday in several smaller Central Texas counties. (WJHG/WECP)
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(KWTX) Additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday in Coryell and Hill Counties

A Copperas Cove man in his 70s with underlying health issues has the virus and is in a local hospital, Copperas Cove Emergency Management Coordinator Gary Young said Thursday evening.

The case is the second confirmed in Coryell County.

The first involves a Copperas Cove woman, 55, who works at an unnamed long-term care facility in Belton.

A third case was confirmed Thursday in Hill County.

Navarro County is reporting four COVID-19 cases including one confirmed on March 26 involving a resident hospitalized outside the county; and Leon, and Milam counties are each reporting two cases;

Limestone County has three cases including a Mexia woman in her late 50s or early 60s who died on March 31 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia after she was confirmed to have the virus on March 23; a man in his 60s whose diagnosis was confirmed on March 30, and a third announced on March 31, details of which weren’t provided.

Robertson County has two cases, one involving a man in his 90s whose diagnosis was confirmed on March 23 and a Hearne man working in West Texas whose diagnosis was confirmed on March 28.

Falls County has one case involving a man in his 20s with a recent travel history that was confirmed on March 23.

McLennan County's total rose to 49 Thursday, with one death.

Bell County is reporting 51 cases with one death.

Statewide a total of 4,669 cases have been confirmed and 70 have died.