3 deaths, 81 more cases of COVID-19 in Cameron County

1 year 3 months 2 weeks ago Friday, July 03 2020 Jul 3, 2020 July 03, 2020 5:15 PM July 03, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

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