Longview Mayor Andy Mack acknowledged the city has seen its 2nd COVID-19-linked loss of life Monday.
Mack acknowledged in a commentary that he did no longer comprise foremost factors about this person, and requested residents to “all indicate kindness and compassion in your feedback.”
Mack has been updating coronavirus recordsdata for the city on his Facebook web page.
“It has been behold opening to me to learn that folks which can be suffering from the virus oftentimes attain right here to confirm the heartbeat of the city,” he acknowledged.
The loss of life of a nursing home resident Friday evening became the first coronavirus fatality in Gregg County.
Dr. Lewis Browne, the county’s health authority, acknowledged the nursing home resident, a girl who became in her 70s, died at a neighborhood health facility. She had been hospitalized a few week within the past after showing indicators that she would maybe need had a stroke, Browne acknowledged. Doctors then realized she had COVID-19.
Browne didn’t roar the nursing facility the put the lady lived.