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Hidalgo County: All 7 COVID-related deaths were unvaccinated individuals

1 week 2 days 9 hours ago Thursday, October 07 2021 Oct 7, 2021 October 07, 2021 10:30 AM October 07, 2021 in News - Local

Hidalgo County reported seven coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday. All seven individuals were not vaccinated, according to the report from the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department.

Five men and two women from Donna, Edinburg, Mission and Weslaco died as a result of the virus. The youngest were a man in his 30s from Weslaco.

The county also reported 110 new positive infections on Thursday. Those who tested positive are in the following age groups:

Age Range Number of cases
0-11 26
12-19 11
20s 15
30s 16
40s 17
50s 11
60s 7
70+ 7
Total: 110

A total of 150 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Hidalgo County. They include 140 adults and 10 pediatric patients. 

Of the 150 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, 69 are in intensive care units. They include 64 adults and five pediatric patients. 

Across Hidalgo County school districts, two staff members and 11 students were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. 

Since the pandemic began, 115,874 people have tested positive for the virus and 3,383 people have died due to the virus in the county. 

There are currently 1,149 active cases in the county. 

WEDNESDAY'S REPORT: Hidalgo County: 8 out of 9 COVID-related deaths were unvaccinated individuals

TUESDAY'S REPORT: Hidalgo County: 77 students, 9 staff members in county school districts test positive for COVID-19  

MONDAY'S REPORT: Hidalgo County: 8 out of 9 COVID-related deaths were unvaccinated individuals

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