Cameron County reports 1 coronavirus-related death, 116 positive cases

5 months 3 weeks 6 days ago Thursday, July 22 2021 Jul 22, 2021 July 22, 2021 9:05 PM July 22, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Cameron County on Thursday reported one coronavirus-related death and 116 positive cases of COVID-19.

According to a news release from Cameron County, a Brownsville  woman in her 20s died as a result of the virus.

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 1,704 deaths related to the coronavirus.

Of the new cases reported Thursday, 65 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The people who tested positive in the county 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+
71 people 13 people  14 people  11 people 3 people 4 people 0 people

Since the pandemic began, 43,604 people have tested positive for the virus in the county.

A total of 40,462 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 67.52% of the population, 12 years and older is fully vaccinated.

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