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First COVID related fatality confirmed

Local officials have confirmed the first fatality from COVID-19 in our community.

Maverick County Judge David Saucedo and Eagle Pass Mayor Luis Sifuentes informed the community that the victim was an 83-year-old male who had tested positive back in April and was not able to recuperate from the virus.

The individual is reported to have had underlying pre-existing medical conditions that along with the virus, contributed to his death.

Another three individuals, all family members of the deceased, have also tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

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