COVID-19 hospitalizations drop across Hidalgo County
The Valley's largest county is reporting a drop in COVID-19-related hospital stays.
"This is as low as we've been in a very long time," Hidalgo County Health Authority Dr. Ivan Melendez said. "It looks like we're trending lower and lower and lower."
On Monday, health officials reported 79 people hospitalized in Hidalgo County hospitals after testing positive for COVID-19, a staggering difference from the over 400 hospitalized in January.
Melendez says the county is seeing the lowest number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations since the fall of 2021, adding that COVID-19 may be entering the endemic phase.
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