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Hidalgo County reports nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

1 month 3 weeks 23 hours ago Friday, February 26 2021 Feb 26, 2021 February 26, 2021 9:38 AM February 26, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

Hidalgo County on Friday reported six coronavirus-related deaths and 983 new positive cases of COVID-19. 

The deaths include five men and one women, all of whom are over the age of 60 according to a news release from county health officials.

It's unclear when, exactly, they died. Since the pandemic began, 2,629 people have died from to the virus in the county.

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The 983 new cases of the disease bring the total amount people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 76,684 with 1,925 of those cases marked as active.

201 county residents remain in area hospitals with COVID-19 related complications. 106 of them are being treated in intensive care units.

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