Hidalgo County reported zero COVID-19 related deaths for the second consecutive day Wednesday, as well as 131 new cases of the virus.
The county’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 2,886.
Wednesday’s 131 new cases include 64 which are confirmed, 65 probable and two suspected, raising the county’s case tally to 92,012, of which 60,147 were confirmed, 29,718 probable and 2,147 suspected.
As of Wednesday morning, there are 73 people in county hospitals with the virus, and 25 are in intensive care units.
The county also reported that an additional 97 people have been released from isolation, raising that total to 88,529.
There are 597 net active cases in the county.
Hidalgo County has administered a total of 517,940 COVID-19 tests, and 425,218 of those tests were negative.
Cameron County also reported zero COVID-19 related deaths Wednesday, as well as 52 confirmed cases of the virus.
The COVID-19 death toll there stands at 1,672.
According to a news release, six of the 52 new cases are from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
The new cases raised the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 41,496.
The county also reported that 62 people recovered from the virus, raising that total to 39,049.
As of Wednesday, 58% of the population age 12 and older in Cameron County are fully vaccinated, and 71.33% of that demographic have received at least one dose. The county also reported that 78.27% of the population age 65 and older in Cameron County has been fully vaccinated, and 87.22% have received at least one dose.