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Cameron County reports 1 unvaccinated COVID-related death, 23 new positive cases

6 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, November 04 2021 Nov 4, 2021 November 04, 2021 4:20 PM November 04, 2021 in News - Local

Cameron County reported one coronavirus-related death and 23 new cases of the disease Thursday.

The sole death was an unvaccinated Brownsville man in his 40s, 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 1,981.

The county also reported 23 new positive infections in the county. Of the 23 cases reported, five were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The 23 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+
7 people 6 people  3 people  3 people 3 people 1 people 0 people

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 53,514 cases of COVID-19.

A total of 49,344 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 72.64% of the population, five years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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