County reports second COVID death
At about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Scurry County Judge Dan Hicks released a video in which he announced a second COVID-19 death in the county.
According to Hicks, "We were notified this afternoon that a 49-year-old male has passed away from cardiac arrest due to COVID complications. So that will go to the death list, so we have two deaths here in Scurry County that have COVID attached to them."
Hicks also reported the COVID-19 related statistics for the county, including the new death.
"Our current cases are 11 new cases, 3 recoveries, 71 active, 178 recovered," He said. "We now have the two deaths that are going to be considered on this list, and a total of 250 cases overall. That’s where that stands."
As usual, Hicks did not reveal any identifying information about the deceased, other than age and gender.