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Cameron County reports 4 coronavirus-related deaths, 270 positive cases

3 months 2 weeks 2 days ago Thursday, August 19 2021 Aug 19, 2021 August 19, 2021 9:12 PM August 19, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Cameron County on Thursday reported four coronavirus-related deaths and 270 positive cases of COVID-19.

Two people over the age of 30 from Harlingen, a woman in her 80’s from Rio Hondo, and a man in his 70's from San Benito died as a result of the virus, according to a news release from Cameron County.

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 1,746 deaths related to the coronavirus. Of the new cases reported Thursday, 53 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+

112 people

26 people 

45 people 

35 people

27 people

8 people

17 people


Since the pandemic began, 47,731 people have tested positive for the virus in the county.

A total of 43,235 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 71.60% of the population, 12 years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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