Hidalgo County reports 15 coronavirus-related deaths, 356 positive cases

Hidalgo County reports 15 coronavirus-related deaths, 356 positive cases
2 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, September 09 2021 Sep 9, 2021 September 09, 2021 9:55 AM September 09, 2021 in News - Local

A 20-year-old woman from Alamo is among the 15 coronavirus-related deaths reported by Hidalgo County on Thursday. 

It's the highest single-day death toll count reported since Aug. 26, when 20 coronavirus-related deaths were reported in one day. 

The deaths include:

Age Range Gender City
20s Female Alamo
70+ Male Alamo
40s Male  McAllen
50s Female McAllen
60s Male McAllen
60s Male McAllen
70+ Male  McAllen
30s Female Mercedes
50s Male Mercedes
60s Female Mercedes
40s Male  Mission
60s Female  Mission
70+ Female Mission
60s Male San Juan
70+ Female Weslaco

The county also reported 356 people have tested positive for COVID-19. Those cases are in the following age groups:

Age Range Number of Cases
0-11 96
12-19 65
20s 48
30s 47
40s 44
50s 21
60s 16
70+ 19
Total 356

There are currently 345 COVID-19 patients in Hidalgo County hospitals; 309 are adult patients and 36 are pediatric patients. 

The total number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units is 128; 123 are adults and five are pediatric patients. 

Across Hidalgo County school districts, nine staff members and 52 students have tested positive for COVID-19. The county doesn't specify which campus the positive infections occurred. 

In total, the county has reported 365 total staff infections and 1,104 student infections. 


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