Eighteen COVID-related deaths reported in RGV

Cameron County reports 64 new virus cases, one death

Hidalgo County officials reported 303 positive COVID-19 cases Thursday, in addition to 11 deaths related to the virus.

The ages of Thursday’s deaths ranged from people in their 60s to those in their 70s.

The COVID-19 death toll in Hidalgo County now stands at 2,666, as of Thursday.

Of the 303 new cases, the county’s Health and Human Services Department stated 124 are confirmed, 160 are probable and 19 are suspected.

Including Thursday’s cases, the total number of known cases in Hidalgo County is 78,468. Of that sum, 51,474 are confirmed, 25,810 are probable and 1,184 are suspected.

A total of 2,452 cases are active, according to the county’s release.

Hospitalizations in Hidalgo County are at a total of 175, with 84 patients in intensive care units.

Additionally, the county reported 191 individuals were released from isolation Thursday, raising the total number of those released from isolation to 73,350.

As of Thursday, a total of 412,686 COVID-19 tests had been administered in Hidalgo County, with 333,467 results returning negative.

In Cameron County, officials confirmed 48 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths related to the virus, according to a county release.

The youngest among Thursday’s deaths was a 40-year-old man, and the deaths ranged to people in their 70s.

As of Thursday, Cameron County’s death toll stands at 1,506, with the total number of positive COVID-19 cases at 37,566.

Additionally, the county also reported 262 individuals recovered on Thursday, raising the total number of those reported to have recovered to 32,567.