382 more coronavirus cases reported across the Valley, three deaths
A total of 382 more coronavirus cases were confirmed on Monday across the Rio Grande Valley, as well as three virus-related deaths.
Hidalgo County confirmed on Monday three more deaths related to the coronavirus and an additional 248 cases. There are now 3,542 people in the county who have tested positive for the virus.
According to a news release from Hidalgo County, the patients who died are a Weslaco man in his 30s, a man from McAllen in his 70s and a McAllen woman in her 80s.
Of the total number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Hidalgo County, 1,095 have been released from isolation.
There are currently 257 patients under hospitalization, including 18 in intensive care units, according to the news release.
Hidalgo County says there are currently 2,412 known active cases and 3,879 people waiting for test results.
In Starr County, health officials confirmed on Monday 18 additional COVID-19 cases. The new case bring the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 616.
According to Dr. Jose Vazquez in a news release, the Starr County health authority, there are currently 489 patients hospitalized and 124 people have reportedly recovered from the virus since the beginning of the pandemic. The county has reported three coronavirus-related deaths.
Two fatalities are pending residential information.
Willacy County announced on Monday three more people tested positive for the coronavirus. They were all ordered to isolation.
According to a news release from Willacy County, officials were notified by the Texas Department of State Health Services that a female in her 20's, a male in his 40's and a female in her 50's tested positive for the virus.
There are now 154 people in Willacy County who tested positive for the virus.
On Monday, Health officials in Cameron County announced 113 more people tested positive to the virus.
According to a news release from the county, 2,296 people have tested positive in Cameron County. 1,466 people have recovered.
Correction: This story now shows the correct amount of deaths reported on Monday.
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