Cameron County reports 2 coronavirus-related deaths, 45 new cases of COVID-19
Cameron County on Friday reported two coronavirus-related deaths and 45 new positive cases of COVID-19.
According to a news release from Cameron County, a man from Harlingen in his 40s and a San Benito woman in her 80s died as a result of the virus. The news release didn't specify when the deaths occurred.
The new deaths raise the total county COVID-19 death count to 1,685.
Cameron County also reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of the cases, 15 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
The news release didn't specify when they tested positive.
Since the pandemic started, 42,119 people in Cameron County have tested positive for the virus.
39,648 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.
Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 62.85% of the population, 12 years and older is fully vaccinated.
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