IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - UPDATE: El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), confirms that out of the two confirmed cases from Thursday night, one is a community-acquired coronavirus case.
ECRMC is treating one of the patients at their facility.
"Late last night we received a fourth positive case, the patient is a local person who is resting and doing well, he is in his mid 50's," said Adolphe Edward, ECRMC CEO.
The other patient is being treated at Pioneers Memorial Medical Center.
The Imperial County Public Health Department announced Thursday that two additional residents have tested positive for the coronavirus.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to four for Imperial County.
According to the health department, both individuals went to the hospital after feeling ill.
One contracted the illness outside of Imperial County and the other is still under investigation according to the health department.
No additional information on the individuals was shared.
We will have an update in all of our newscasts on Friday.