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Hidalgo County reports 7 coronavirus-related deaths, 659 positive cases

1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, March 17 2021 Mar 17, 2021 March 17, 2021 12:19 PM March 17, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital Staff

Hidalgo County on Wednesday reported seven coronavirus-related deaths and 659 positive cases of COVID-19.

Four women and three men died as a result of the virus, according to the Hidalgo County Health and Services Department. 

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A man and two women were in their 40s, a woman from Edinburg was in her 50s, a man from Pharr was in his 60s and a man and woman were in their 70s. It's unclear when they died. 

Since the pandemic began, 2,718 people have died as a result of the virus in Hidalgo County. 

The county also reported 659 cases of COVID-19. Of the cases, 568 are confirmed, 87 are probable and four are suspect. 

Since the pandemic began, 82,881 people have tested positive for the virus in Hidalgo County. 

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