Cameron County reports 39 new positive cases of COVID-19, 7 COVID-19 related deaths

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, October 06 2021 Oct 6, 2021 October 06, 2021 6:19 PM October 06, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Cameron County confirmed an 39 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county and seven COVID-19 related deaths, according to a report released Wednesday.

Of the seven individuals who died from COVID-related complications, five were not vaccinated, according to the report.

Of the 39 cases reported, 2 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The 39 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+
11 people 9 people  5 people  6 people 4 people 2 people 2 people

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 52,442 cases of COVID-19.

A total of 48,168 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently more than 80% of the population, 12 years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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