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Cameron County confirm second community transmission virus case, total now 20

1 month 3 weeks 6 days ago Sunday, March 29 2020 Mar 29, 2020 March 29, 2020 8:27 AM March 29, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

BROWNSVILLE – On Saturday, Cameron County health officials confirmed seven additional cases of the coronavirus. The new cases bring the total number of cases to 20.

Among the patients was a 43-year-old Brownsville man who reported no recent travel outside of the county and had no known contact with anyone else who contracted the virus. This is considered to be a case of community transmission, the second reported in the county.

The other cases involve four Brownsville residents, a 50-year-old woman from San Benito and a 62-year-old Los Fresnos man; all of those cases are travel-related.

All seven patients are currently under home isolation.

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