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Hidalgo County reports eight coronavirus-related deaths, 1,385 cases of COVID-19

Hidalgo County reports eight coronavirus-related deaths, 1,385 cases of COVID-19
1 year 6 months 1 week ago Tuesday, January 03 2023 Jan 3, 2023 January 03, 2023 2:22 PM January 03, 2023 in News - Local

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: 

Age Range Number of cases
0-19 229
20s 219
30s 184
40s 177
50s 199
60s 135
70+ 242

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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