3 deaths, 81 more cases of COVID-19 in Cameron County
Cameron County on Friday reported that 81 more people had tested positive for the coronavirus — and three people had died.
Since the pandemic started, 2,692 people in Cameron County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from Cameron County Public Health.
Of them, 1,796 people have recovered. Sixty three people have died.
The deaths announced on Friday included an 84-year-old woman and an 86-year-old man, according to Cameron County. Both the woman and the man were residents of The Rio at Fox Hollow, a skilled nursing facility in Brownsville.
A 66-year-old man from Brownsville also died after contracting the virus.
This article has been updated with information about an additional death.