Public health officials confirmed Friday morning that a sixth person has died related to COVID-19 from Nueces County.
Officials identified the deceased as a male, aged 60-69 years old with co-morbidities that included coronary artery disease. Officials say that the man was hospitalized in late May and .
This news comes as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise here in Nueces County and statewide. County Judge Barbara Canales is said to be looking at a face mask order similar to those going in around the state.