Cameron County reports 4 coronavirus-related death, 173 positive cases
Cameron County on Monday reported four coronavirus-related deaths and 173 positive cases of COVID-19.
Three people over the age of 40 from Harlingen and a man in his 70's from Rancho Viejo died as a result of the virus, according to a news release from Cameron County.
Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 1,698 deaths related to the coronavirus.
The people who tested positive in the county are in the following age groups:
- • 68 people under the age of 20
- • 31 people in their 20s
- • 33 people in their 30s
- • 23 people in their 40s
- • 13 people in their 50s
- • 3 people in their 60s
- • 2 people in their 70s
Of the new cases reported Monday, 63 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
Since the pandemic began, 42,874 people have tested positive for the virus in the county.
A total of 40,157 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.
Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 66.08% of the population, 12 years and older is fully vaccinated.
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