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Updated on Jan 20, 2021 4:19 am
COVID-19 Fatalities
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 4:19 am
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Twenty-three people die due to COVID-19 complications; 239 test positive for the virus


Hidalgo County launches virtual video memorial depicting local lives lost due to COVID-19

Hidalgo County will launch a virtual COVID-19 video memorial on Friday, Jan. 15 highlighting local lives lost due to the coronavirus, said Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez
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EDINBURG – Twenty-three residents have died today due to complications related to COVID-19 and 239 people test positive for the virus. The total number of positive cases is 27,908.   

“I send my sincere condolences to the 23 families for the loss of their loved one,” County Judge Richard F. Cortez said. “As you consider gathering with family and friends this weekend, please remember that COVID-19 still represents a significant risk to the lives and livelihoods of the citizens of Hidalgo County. Avoiding any family or social gatherings outside the people in your household over Labor Day is the best course of action.”

There are currently 289 people hospitalized with complications from the virus; 112 of those cases are being treated in intensive care units.

There are currently 2,605 net active cases and 131 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 Wednesday239 
Total COVID-19 positive cases in Hidalgo County27,908 
Total Number in Hidalgo County hospitals 289
Number of hospitalized patients in intensive care units112
Number released from isolation Wednesday131
Total released from isolation 24,095
Number of fatalities Wednesday23
Total number of fatalities1,208
Net active cases2,605 
Total number of COVID-19 tests administered141,294 
Total number of tests that are positive27,908 
Total number of tests that are negative113,029
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