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Edinburg woman stitches face masks to donate to emergency workers

Posted 10:05 AM 3/29/2020 by Cecilia Gutierrez

EDINBURG – A shortage of face masks for medical professional and others has some homebound seamstresses from across the country filling the need.

Maritza Ramos, an Edinburg resident, put her talents to the test after watching reports on the coronavirus situation in New York, one of (More)

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Texas National Guard to help with state's COVID-19 response

Texas National Guard to help with state's COVID-19 response

Posted 8:00 AM 3/29/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas National Guard will help with drive-thru testing for coronavirus in the state.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday the deployment of three National Guard Joint Task Force Brigades.

At least 27 people with COVID-19 in Texas have died while more than (More)

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Cameron County confirm second community transmission virus case, total now 20

Cameron County confirm second community transmission virus case, total now 20

Posted 7:28 AM 3/29/2020

BROWNSVILLE – On Saturday, Cameron County health officials confirmed seven additional cases of the coronavirus. The new cases bring the total number of cases to 20.

Among the patients was a 43-year-old Brownsville man who reported no recent travel outside of the county and had no (More)

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Hidalgo County confirms 9 new positive coronavirus cases

Hidalgo County confirms 9 new positive coronavirus cases

Posted 4:02 PM 3/28/2020

Hidalgo County announced on Saturday that nine people had tested positive for the coronavirus — bringing the total to 27.

Twenty-five of the people who have tested positive have been ordered to isolate themselves in their homes; another two Hidalgo County residents are in hospitals (More)

3/26/2020

Edinburg order requires essential businesses to submit sanitation/safety plan

Posted 9:02 PM 3/27/2020 by Taylor Winkel

EDINBURG – A new plan is in place in Edinburg to make sure groceries stores and other essential businesses aren’t letting sanitary and social distancing recommendations fall by the wayside.

As the community leans on essential businesses more and more, the city wants to make (More)

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