Case update: According to local healthcare providers 20 of the 47 positive COVID-19 tests (as of Tuesday morning) have now been designated as recoveries. There has been one COVID-related death in Eddy County and there are currently two local COVID-positive hospitalizations, individuals who had previously been on home quarantine but experienced a worsening of their conditions.
Two other Eddy County individuals who had previously been hospitalized are now COVID-free, but one is still recovering with medical assistance. The other positive Eddy County cases who have not recovered remain at home on quarantine. Please keep everyone in your prayers. According to Artesia General Hospital, there have now been 3,840 coronavirus tests administered in Eddy County.