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Cameron County reports 4 unvaccinated COVID-related deaths, 29 new positive cases

5 days 7 hours 18 minutes ago Wednesday, October 13 2021 Oct 13, 2021 October 13, 2021 5:07 PM October 13, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Cameron County reported four coronavirus-related deaths on Monday. All four reported deaths were unvaccinated, according to a report released by the Cameron County Public Health Department.

A woman in her 50s from Brownsville, two men in their 60s from Brownsville, and a man in his 60s from Rio Hondo died as a result of the virus. The total number of COVID-related deaths in Cameron County now stands at 1,949.

The county also reported 29 new positive infections in the county. Of the 29 cases reported, 7 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.

The 29 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+
12 people 7 people  3 people  3 people 3 people 0 people 1 people

Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 52,806 cases of COVID-19.

A total of 48,521 people have recovered from the virus in the county, according to the news release.

Vaccination efforts continue across Cameron County; currently 81.31% of the population, 12 years and older, is fully vaccinated.

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