Hidalgo County reports 2 coronavirus-related deaths, 223 positive cases

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Hidalgo County on Wednesday reported two coronavirus-related deaths and 223 positive cases of COVID-19. 

A woman from Edinburg in her 60s and a man over the age of 70 from Weslaco died as a result of the virus, according to a report released by the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department. 

The news release didn't state when the deaths occurred.

Of the 223 new cases reported Wednesday, 106 are confirmed and 117 are probable. 

TUESDAY'S NUMBERS: Hidalgo County reports 1 coronavirus-related death, 196 positive cases

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

  • 57 people in the 0-19 age group
  • 78 people in their 20s
  • 37 people in their 30s
  • 21 people in their 40s
  • 14 people in their 50s
  • 8 people in their 60s
  • 8 people in their 70s

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Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 2,930 deaths related to COVID-19 and 95,306 positive cases. 

Of the total cases, 935 remain active.

The county also reported 130 residents in area hospitals with COVID-19 complications, 42 of whom are being treated in the ICU.


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