6 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

Six more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Thursday afternoon.

This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,407, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.

Also Thursday, the county reported an additional 65 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of cases in Cameron County to 36,323.

The new cases include four children ages 9 and under, and 22 people ages 10 to 19. Two residents ages 70 to 79 were also reported.

As part of the COVID-19 action response plan, Cameron County Public Health is conducting epidemiological investigations, contact tracing as needed and continues to monitor the situation.