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Cameron County reports 2 coronavirus-related deaths, 182 positive cases

2 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago Thursday, July 29 2021 Jul 29, 2021 July 29, 2021 6:26 PM July 29, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Cameron County on Thursday reported two coronavirus-related deaths and 182 positive cases of COVID-19.

According to a news release from Cameron County, a woman from Los Indios in her 30s and a San Benito man in his 70s, died as a result of the virus.

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 1,708 deaths related to the coronavirus. Of the new cases reported Thursday, 96 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The people who tested positive in the county 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+
90 people 32 people  24 people  20 people 8 people 3 people 5 people

Since the pandemic began, 44,358 people have tested positive for the virus in the county. A total of 40,689 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 68.47% of the population, 12 years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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