Hidalgo County’s daily hospital rate down to 65

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County reported one new COVID-19 fatality Monday along with 51 more cases of the virus as the region’s hospital rate continues to decline.

The death of a Mission man in his 50s brings the COVID-19 toll in the county to 2,891.

Out of the 51 new cases, eight were reported as confirmed, 42 probable and one suspected, bringing the county to a total of 92,266 cases, 60,268 of which are confirmed, 29,819 probable and 2,179 suspected.

The county also reported 65 individuals were in area hospitals with the virus, 23 of whom are in intensive care units.

Cameron County reported COVID-19 data as well Monday, adding no deaths to its total and 112 new cases, which now totals 41,702 overall.