Cameron County: 2 out of 3 COVID-related deaths were unvaccinated individuals

5 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago Monday, November 22 2021 Nov 22, 2021 November 22, 2021 7:19 PM November 22, 2021 in News - Local

Cameron County reported three coronavirus-related deaths on Monday.

Of the three deaths, two were unvaccinated, according to a report released by the Cameron County Public Health Department.

Two women in their 70s from Harlingen and one man in his 60s from Los Feria died as a result of the virus. The total number of COVID-related deaths in Cameron County now stands at 2,005.

The county also reported 37 new positive infections in the county. Of the 37 cases reported, 4 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The 37 people who tested positive are in the following age groups:

Age: 0-19 Age: 20-29 Age: 30-39 Age: 40-49 Age: 50-59 Age: 60-69 Age: 70+
7 people 7 people  2 people  5 people 11 people 3 people 2 people

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 53,861 cases of COVID-19.

A total of 50,751 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 73.98% of the population, five years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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