Cameron County reports 1 unvaccinated COVID-related death, victim in their 20s
Cameron County reported one unvaccinated coronavirus-related death on Tuesday.
A Harlingen 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 1,987.
The county also reported 20 new positive infections in the county. Of the 20 cases reported, 6 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
The 20 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||7 people||3 people||0 people||2 people||2 people||1 people|
Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 53,631 cases of COVID-19.
A total of 49,884 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.
Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 72.97% of the population, 5 years and older, is fully vaccinated.