Hidalgo County reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths as well as 106 positive cases Wednesday morning.
The two deaths include an Edinburg man in his 30s and a Pharr woman in her 30s, raising the county’s COVID-19 death toll to 2,910.
Wednesday’s new COVID-19 cases include 50 confirmed cases, 55 probable cases and one suspect. The 106 new cases brought the county’s total number of positive cases to 93,422, of which 60,924 are confirmed, 30,282 are probable, and 2,216 are suspect.
As of Wednesday morning, there were 51 people in Hidalgo County hospitals with the virus, and 20 people were in intensive care units. The county also reported that 83 people had been released from isolation Wednesday, raising that total to 90,012.
There are 500 net active cases in Hidalgo County.
The county has administered a total of 534,487 COVID-19 tests, and 440,289 of those tests had negative results.
Cameron County reported an additional 26 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday evening, raising the total number of cases there to 42,281.
Six of the reported 26 cases Wednesday were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers.
The county also reported that 39 people recovered from the virus Wednesday, raising that total to 39,783.
There were no reported COVID-19 deaths by the county. The COVID-19 related death toll remains at 1,687.
Cameron County reported that 64.17% of the population age 12 and older have been fully vaccinated, and 75.4% of that demographic have received at least one dose. Additionally, the county reported that 80.48% of the population age 65 and older have been fully vaccinated, and 88.53% have received at least one dose.