Hidalgo County reports eight coronavirus-related deaths, 1,385 cases of COVID-19
Hidalgo County on Tuesday reported eight coronavirus-related deaths and 1,385 cases of COVID-19.
The report covers the period between Tuesday, Dec. 27 and Monday, Jan. 2.
A man over the age of 70 from Edinburg, a woman over the age of 70 from McAllen, a man in his 60s from Mission, a woman over the age of 70 from Mission, two men over the age of 70 from Mission, a man in his 60s from an undisclosed location, and another man over 70 from an undisclosed location, died as a result from the virus.
All the deceased individuals were not up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccines, according to the report from the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department.
The people who reportedly test positive are in the following age groups:
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The county also reported that 72 adults and 17 children are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.
Of the 89 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 13 are in intensive care units.
Since the pandemic began, 4,060 people have died due to the virus in the county.
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