EDINBURG – Wednesday marked the day that Hidalgo County surpassed the 1,000 mark for fatalities. Twenty people died due to complications related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,019. A total of 290 people tested positive for the virus. The total number of known positive cases is 23,116.
“I send my condolences to these 20 families for the loss of their loved one,” Judge Cortez said. “Our medical experts tell us the best way to stop the spread is to wear a mask, use proper hygiene, keep 6 feet apart from others, and avoid any social gatherings of 10 people or more.”
There are currently 4,778 net active cases and 385 people were released from isolation on Wednesday, meaning that they have been symptom-free for 10 days, including three days without a fever.
|New COVID-19 positive case total for Wednesday||290|
|Total COVID-19 positive cases in Hidalgo County||23,116|
|Total Number in Hidalgo County hospitals||446|
|Number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units||182|
|Number released from isolation Wednesday||385|
|Total released from isolation||17,319|
|Number of fatalities Wednesday||20|
|Total number of fatalities||1,019|
|Net active cases||4,778|
|Total number of COVID-19 tests administered||127,461|
|Total number of tests that are positive||23,116|
|Total number of tests that are negative||103,952|
The deaths include: