Hockley County announces two more COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 5

Hockley County announces two more COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 5
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Two additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hockley County, bringing the total to 5 in the county and 20 on the South Plains, as of Tuesday evening.

The Levelland Hockley County News-Press revealed Tuesday evening that Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge announced two more people in Hockley County had tested positive for COVID-19.

The first case was confirmed on Tuesday, March 17.

The fourth confirmed case is a 31-year-old resident of Sundown, and the fifth case is a 31-year-old resident of Ropesville.

Case #5 was not travel-related, and tested in Lubbock at a drive-thru clinic on March 22. Case #4 is still under investigation.

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