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Hidalgo County reports 2 coronavirus-related deaths, 102 positive cases

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Friday, July 16 2021 Jul 16, 2021 July 16, 2021 9:21 AM July 16, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Hidalgo County on Friday reported two coronavirus-related deaths and 102 positive cases. 

A man in his 70s from McAllen and a woman in her 70s from Mercedes died as a result of the virus, according to a report released by the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department. 

Of the new cases reported Friday, 21 are confirmed, 64 are probable and 17 are suspect. 

READ ALSO: First case of COVID Delta variant confirmed in Hidalgo County  

The county on Thursday reported its first case of the Delta variant in an unvaccinated 33-year-old man from the Mid-Valley. 

Officials are pleading with the public to get vaccinated. 

Since the pandemic began, 2,927 people have died due to the virus and 94,839 have tested positive. 

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