Cameron County jumps 27 more virus cases after reporting third death

2 years 7 months 4 weeks ago Thursday, April 09 2020 Apr 9, 2020 April 09, 2020 10:11 PM April 09, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

BROWNSVILLE – Cameron County had a spike in 27 more people who tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing its total to 147 confirmed cases.

Twenty-five of the cases are linked to previous patients, according to a release. Fourteen of the new patients are linked to the cases at Veranda Nursing Home in Harlingen; nine are connected to cases at Windsor Atrium.

The announcement of the new cases comes after County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr. reported two more deaths at a press conference Thursday afternoon.

Officials say of the 147 patients, 45 have been cleared and released from isolation.

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