HOOD COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Hood County officials reported their first death caused by the coronavirus Thursday.

The patient was a man in his 50s with preexisting health complications, officials said. His identity will not be released.

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As of 5 p.m. Apr. 2, Hood County has a total of eight positive cases and 55 pending laboratory confirmation.

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Officials said four of the eight people who contracted the virus got it while traveling. Two of them got it from contacts in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and another two got it from infected family members.

All COVID-19 patients who are not currently hospitalized are self-isolating at home, officials said.

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