City reports 18th COVID-19 related death

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LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The novel coronavirus has claimed another life over the weekend.

Officials with the City of Laredo and Webb County confirmed on Sunday that an 80-year-old woman lost her battle to COVID-19.

According to the city, she had underlying health conditions and she was a patient at the Laredo Medical Center.

This now brings the city’s death toll up to 18.

So far there are a total of 477 positive cases in our area.