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COVID-19 Active Cases
Updated on Apr 19, 2021 4:18 pm
COVID-19 Fatalities
Updated on Apr 19, 2021 4:18 pm
Monday, April 19, 2021
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Ten deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 463 positive cases

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*All numbers are subject to update and review

COVID-19 positive case total for Wednesday: 463

Confirmed: 239 

Probable: 218

Suspect: 6

Total COVID-19 positive cases in Hidalgo County: 78,165

Confirmed: 51,337

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Probable: 25,666

Suspect: 1,162

Total number in Hidalgo County hospitals: 179

Number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units: 86

Number released from isolation Wednesday: 332

Total released from isolation: 73,159

Number of fatalities reported Wednesday: 10

Total number of fatalities: 2,655

Net active cases: 2,351

Total number of COVID-19 tests administered: 410,345

Total number of tests that are positive: 78,165

Total number of tests that are negative: 331,437

Hidalgo County uses the case status definition provided by the Texas Department of State Health Service’s 2020 Epi Case Criteria Guide revised November 2020.

  1. Confirmed: A person who has tested positive through a molecular or PCR (oral or nasal swabs) test that looks for the presence of the virus’s genetic material.
  2. Probable: A person who meets presumptive laboratory evidence through detection of COVID-19 by antigen test in a respiratory specimen.
  3. Suspect: A person who meets supported laboratory evidence through detection of specific antibodies in serum, plasma, whole body, and no prior history of being confirmed or probable case.

For more information of case status definition for COVID-19, please refer to: Epi Case Criteria Guide, 2020

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