Hidalgo County reported three COVID-19 related deaths and 102 positive cases of the virus on Thursday morning.
The three deaths include an Alamo man in his 50s, an Edinburg man in his 20s, and a McAllen woman in her 60s, raising the county’s COVID-19 death toll to 2,883.
Hidalgo County’s new COVID-19 cases include 53 confirmed, 32 probable and 17 suspect cases. The 102 new cases raise the county’s total positive cases to 91,653, of which 59,981 are confirmed cases, 29,550 are probable and 2,122 are suspect.
Hidalgo County reported 79 people in county hospitals with the virus, and 31 in intensive care units. The county also reported 108 people were released from isolation Thursday, raising that total to 88,110.
There are 660 net active cases in the county.
As of Thursday morning, Hidalgo County has administered 513,225 COVID-19 tests, and 421,572 of those tests were negative.
Cameron County reported four COVID-19 related deaths and seven additional confirmed cases of the virus Thursday.
The four deaths include a woman in her 60s and two men in their 40s from Brownsville, and a Los Fresnos man in his 50s, raising the county’s COVID-19 death toll to 1,669.
Cameron County’s additional COVID-19 cases include three people from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers in Brownsville and Los Fresnos. The county’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 41,316.
The county also reported that an additional 39 people have recovered from the virus, raising that total to 38,829.
As of Thursday evening, 56.43% of the population ages 12 years and older in Cameron County are fully vaccinated, and 70.19% of that demographic have received at least one dose of the vaccine. The county also reported that 77.65% of the population ages 65 years and older in Cameron County are fully vaccinated, and 86.92% have received at least one dose.