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Hidalgo County reports 5 coronavirus-related deaths, 555 cases of COVID-19

1 month 3 weeks 3 days ago Friday, August 12 2022 Aug 12, 2022 August 12, 2022 4:27 PM August 12, 2022 in News - Local

Hidalgo County on Friday reported five coronavirus-related deaths and 555 cases of COVID-19, according to the report from the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department.

Four women and one man died as a result of the virus. They were all in their 70s or older. One of the deceased individuals was not vaccinated. 

The report covers a two-day period from Aug. 9 through Aug. 11, 2022. 

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

Age Range Number of cases
0-11 77
12-19 50
20s 80
30s 76
40s 78
50s 64
60s 58
70+ 72
Total: 555

The county also reported 117 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including 103 adults and 14 children.

Of the 117 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 22 people are in intensive care units. They include 21 adults and one child .

Since the pandemic began, 3,957 people have died due to the virus in the county and 223,259 people have tested positive. 

There are currently 1,698 reported active cases of COVID-19 in the county.

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