MIDLAND, Texas — UPDATE: Midland Memorial Hospital says the COVID-19 patient in his 60s has died.

The hospital says the man had no significant underlying health conditions.

This is the first coronavirus-related death in the Permian Basin.

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Midland Memorial Hospital received its first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 19. 

The male patient in his sixties is currently an inpatient at MMH.  

The patient is in isolation and all of the necessary precautions have taken place since the patient became a person under investigation