Cameron County reports 1 coronavirus-related death, 43 new cases of COVID-19

2 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Tuesday, June 29 2021 Jun 29, 2021 June 29, 2021 5:58 PM June 29, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital Staff

Cameron County on Tuesday reported one coronavirus-related death and 43 new positive cases of COVID-19.

According to a news release from Cameron County, a man from Brownsville in his 40s died as a result of the virus. The news release didn't specify when the death occurred.

The new death raises the total COVID-19 death count to 1,687.

Cameron County also reported 43 new cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of the cases, 24 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The news release didn't specify when they tested positive. 

Since the pandemic started, 42,255 people in Cameron County have tested positive for the virus.

A total of 39,744 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 63.98% of the population, 12 years and older is fully vaccinated. 

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