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McLennan County reports 16th COVID-19 death, 95 new cases

The victim was a 93-year-old woman. She died in a hospital Saturday morning.

MCLENNAN COUNTY, Texas — Another coronavirus patient in McLennan County died this morning in a local hospital, county officials say.

The victim was a 93-year-old white woman. There have now been a total of 16 coronavirus deaths in McLennan County.

"The public health district continues to take every action to protect and to inform the residents of McLennan County and we encourage residents to bear in mind the potential cost of the virus' spread." the county health district said in a release. 

The public health district also reported 95 new virus cases, for a total of 2,537 cases in the county. Officials noted that the 95 new cases might not reflect the total because all testing data was not available at the time of the release by the county. 

Of the total reported cases, 424 have recovered and 16 have died. 2,097 cases remain active and 59 are hospitalized. 50 of the hospitalizations are McLennan County residents. The health district said 10 of those were on ventilators. 

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