Cameron County confirms 2 more coronavirus-related deaths, 39 new cases
Cameron County announced on Wednesday two additional deaths related to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 42.
According to a Cameron County news release, the patients who died were two males, ages 65 and 67, both from Brownsville. They were both previously reported cases.
Additionally, Cameron County announced that 39 more people had tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 990.
The new cases involve 26 residents from Brownsville, four from Harlingen, three from La Feria, two from San Benito and individuals from Olmito, Port Isabel, Rancho Viejo and Santa Rosa.
Also additional 28 people have recovered. Of the 990 Cameron County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began, 686 have recovered.