Texas reports first coronavirus death in Houston area

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MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Texas reported its first death from the virus.

The patient, a male in his late 90s, passed away Sunday evening with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, according to NBC affiliate KPRC.

The Houston Health Department notified Matagorda County officials on Monday that tests came back positive for the man.

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