Cameron County reports 1 unvaccinated COVID-related death, victim in their 20s

8 months 6 days 5 hours ago Wednesday, October 20 2021 Oct 20, 2021 October 20, 2021 7:01 PM October 20, 2021 in News - Local

Cameron County reported one unvaccinated coronavirus-related death on Wednesday.

A Brownsville man in his 20s died as a result if the virus, 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 1,962.

The county also reported 24 new positive infections in the county. Of the 24 cases reported, 2 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The 24 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+
4 people 7 people  2 people  5 people 1 people 3 people 2 people

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 53,047 cases of COVID-19.

A total of 48,795 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 82.07% of the population, 12 years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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