Hidalgo County reports four coronavirus-related deaths, 973 cases of COVID-19

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago Friday, July 15 2022 Jul 15, 2022 July 15, 2022 12:08 PM July 15, 2022 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

Hidalgo County on Friday reported four coronavirus-related deaths and 973 cases of COVID-19, according to the report from the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department.

The people who died were in their 70s or older and were from Edinburg, McAllen and Mission. Two people were not vaccinated, according to the report. 

The report covers a two-day period from July 12 through July 14, 2022. 

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

Age Range Number of cases
0-11 153
12-19 93
20s 134
30s 137
40s 138
50s 119
60s 83
70+ 116
Total: 973

The county also reported that 97 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including 80 adults and 17 children.

Of the 97 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 19 people are in intensive care units. They include 16 adults and three children.

Since the pandemic began, 3,935 people have died due to the virus in the county and 214,966 people have tested positive. 

There are currently 2,752 reported active cases of COVID-19 in the county.

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