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EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Health officials reported a total of 161 new positive cases of COVID-19 as well as 16 additional deaths.
“These numbers continue to grow, suggesting the virus remains dangerously active in our region. Today we mourn the tragic loss of 16 more of our friends, families and neighbors,” Judge Cortez said. “We must continue to take the precautionary steps to protect the health of our Hidalgo County neighbors by wearing a mask, social distancing, and cleaning and sanitizing our household settings. Let’s save lives and stop this threat together.”
The latest case totals bring the count of people in the county who have died from this disease to 1,311. The total number of people who have knowingly contracted the disease in Hidalgo County now stands at 28,893.
|New COVID-19 positive case total for Tuesday||161|
|Total COVID-19 positive cases in Hidalgo County||28,893|
|Total number in Hidalgo County hospitals||257|
|Number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units||99|
|Number released from isolation Tuesday||215|
|Total released from isolation||25,442|
|Number of fatalities Tuesday||16|
|Total number of fatalities||1,311|
|Net active cases||2,140|
|Total number of COVID-19 tests administered||146,715|
|Total number of tests that are positive||28,893|
|Total number of tests that are negative||117,391|