Cameron County reports 1 unvaccinated COVID-related death, 16 new positive cases
Cameron County reported one coronavirus-related death and 18 new cases of the disease Tuesday.
The sole death was an unvaccinated Harlingen woman over the age of 90, according to a report released by the Cameron County Public Health Department. The total number of COVID-related deaths in Cameron County now stands at 2,012.
The county also reported 16 new positive infections in the county. Of the 16 cases reported, none were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
The 16 people who tested positive 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+|
|5 people||1 people||3 people||1 people||3 people||1 people||2 people|
Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 54,112 cases of COVID-19.
A total of 50,990 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.
Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 76.13% of the population, five years and older, is fully vaccinated.