Hidalgo County reports 3 coronavirus-related deaths, 321 COVID cases

1 year 2 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, March 15 2022 Mar 15, 2022 March 15, 2022 3:46 PM March 15, 2022 in News - Local

Hidalgo County on Tuesday reported three people died due to the virus and 321 people tested positive for COVID-19. 

Of the three people who died due to the virus, two were not vaccinated, according to the report from the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department. The people who died were in their 70s or older. 

The people who tested positive are in the following age groups:

Age Range Number of cases
0-11 51
12-19 46
20s 52
30s 44
40s 44
50s 45
60s 15
70+ 42
Total: 339

The county also reported 67 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including 65 adults and two children. 

Of the 67 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 21 patients are in intensive care units, all of whom are adults.

Since the pandemic began, 194,792 people have tested positive for the virus, and 3,854 people have died due to the virus in the county. 

There are currently 878 reported active cases of COVID-19 in the county.

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