Officials are reporting the second COVID-19 related death in Matagorda County.
According to the Matagorda County Health Department, the man in his 70s passed away at Matagorda Regional Medical Center with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
The death is the second COVID-19 related death in the county and the thirteenth in the greater Houston area.
Matagorda County also reported two more COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The current number of positive cases in Matagorda County is 29.
There are currently more than 1,270 confirmed cases in the entire greater Houston area.