Hidalgo County COVID-19 report: Sept. 9, 2021
A 20-year-old woman from Alamo is among the 15 coronavirus-related deaths reported by Hidalgo County on Thursday.
It's the highest single-day death toll count reported since Aug. 26, when 20 coronavirus-related deaths were reported in one day.
The deaths include:
The county also reported 356 people have tested positive for COVID-19. Those cases are in the following age groups:
|Age Range||Number of Cases|
There are currently 345 COVID-19 patients in Hidalgo County hospitals; 309 are adult patients and 36 are pediatric patients.
The total number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units is 128; 123 are adults and five are pediatric patients.
Across Hidalgo County school districts, nine staff members and 52 students have tested positive for COVID-19. The county doesn't specify which campus the positive infections occurred.
In total, the county has reported 365 total staff infections and 1,104 student infections.
Mother of 3-year-old Elsa boy who died in accidental shooting speaks out
Valley behavioral center encourages mental health patients to seek treatment
DHR Health to use new broadband communication service with first responders
Motion filed to dismiss DA’s office from Edinburg mayoral voter fraud case
Valley families affected by increase in gas prices