Hidalgo County reports 16 coronavirus-related deaths
Hidalgo County on Wednesday reported 16 coronavirus-related deaths.
“The deaths and those contracting this disease continue to add up,” Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said in a news release. “I send my sincere condolences to the family and friends of those who died and I pray for a quick recovery for those who are sick.”
Since the pandemic started, 1,884 people in Hidalgo County have died as a result of the virus.
Hidalgo County also reported that 174 people had tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 33,788.