Brownsville sees COVID-19 case spike trend after reopening milestones

1 year 11 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, May 27 2020 May 27, 2020 May 27, 2020 8:41 PM May 27, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

With more coronavirus case data available, elected leaders in Cameron County can better predict case trends. Over the last week, officials have seen a slight bounce.

Brownsville has the highest number of confirmed cases in the county with 305. Harlingen is second with 262.

However, remove the number of cases involving nursing homes, the numbers for Brownsville drop to 290. In Harlingen, drops to 70 cases.

Two weeks after major milestones during the pandemic, data shows a rise in COVID-19 cases. The rise began after Easter.

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Correction: Article had incorrectly stated the drop in Brownsville's case when nursing home data was removed.

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