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Edinburg – In an encouraging sign, just four people in Hidalgo County tested positive for COVID-19 — the lowest number of new positive cases since three tested positive on March 26, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Saturday.
“The numbers testing positive are encouraging, but the numbers of those hospitalized remain constant and we are hoping to see a downturn in that area,” Judge Cortez said. On Saturday, there were 21 people in area hospitals with five in intensive care units.
|New COVID-19 positive cases Saturday||4|
|Total COVID-19 positive cases in Hidalgo County||303|
|Number in area hospitals on Saturday||21|
|Number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units||5|
|Number released from isolation on Saturday||0|
|Total released from isolation||135|
|Number of fatalities on Saturday||0|
|Total number of fatalities||4|
|Total number of COVID-19 tests administered||3,386|
|Total number of tests that are positive||303|
|Total number of tests that are negative||2,996|
|Total number of tests pending results||87|
Of the latest four positive cases: