As confirmed virus cases rise, Cameron County leaders remind public order is in effect
BROWNSVILLE – The entire Rio Grande Valley is under shelter-in-place orders. The Cameron County judge had a message Friday extending to everyone: avoid contact with others.
After reports of trespassing at county parks, Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. reminded residents, as coronavirus infections have nearly doubled over the past 48 hours, shelter-in-place orders are in effect Valley-wide.
As of Friday afternoon, Cameron County has 13 confirmed coronavirus cases. The number is expected to rise.
Local leaders and law enforcement are saying most individuals are complying with the order.
In a press conference Friday morning, Sheriff Omar Lucio said deputies have issued citations for breaking the order and remind the public his team is still patrolling.
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