22 die, 1248 new virus cases in Hidalgo Co. – Monitor

Hidalgo County revealed 22 extra deaths associated with COVID-19 on Thursday, while another 1,248 people evaluated favorable for the infection.
The 22 deaths raise the total variety of fatalities to 240 in the county. The brand-new cases raise the total number of positive cases to 10,492..
” I am deeply saddened by the loss of 22 individuals from our neighborhood. My acknowledgements and prayers head out to the households and pals of these individuals,” Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez stated in a news release. “To those presently battling this disease and who are at home, I advise you to remain quarantined so that you might not contaminate a liked one or anybody in our community.”.
According to the release, the spike in cases is due to the mass federal screening carried out at Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg last week. Health authorities said to anticipate great deals of positive results due to the high number of tests from the screening website..
The county also revealed that there are presently 968 individuals hospitalized with issues from COVID-19, of which 249 remain in extensive care units..
A total of 236 individuals were released from seclusion Thursday, indicating that they have actually been symptom-free for 10 days. This includes 3 days without a fever. There are 5,861 net active cases.
Cameron County likewise taped 10 extra COVID-19 associated deaths on Thursday, raising its death toll to 89.
The departed consist of eight women ages 63, 65, 82, 85, 85, 87, 92 and 93, in addition to two men ages 90 and 92..
All of the individuals were residents of The Rio at Fox Hollow..
The county even more confirmed an extra 335 brand-new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of COVID-19 cases to 5,240 in Cameron County..
There have actually been an extra 53 people who have actually recuperated from the infection in Cameron, raising the total variety of recovered individuals to 2,723.
” Cameron County Public Health continues to work with the six retirement home centers and one detention center in attending to the COVID-19 outbreaks,” a news release read. “To date, the Cameron County cases developing from the Port Isabel Service Processing Center has 12 staff members and 77 detainees who have actually evaluated favorable.”.
The six assisted living home consist of Alta Vista, Brownsville Nursing & & Rehab, Ebony Lake, Harlingen Nursing & & Rehab, Rio Fox Hollow, and SCC at Valley Grande.
The news comes on the exact same day that Willacy County announced 30 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total there to 440.
The brand-new cases include 3 individuals in their 10s, two in their teens, 8 in their 20s, one in their 30s, five in their 40s, six in their 50s, 3 in their 60s, one in their 70s and another in their 80s.
” Our officials and personnel continue to work very closely with our neighboring counties and state health services department,” a news release from the county read. “The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will conduct case examinations on this, and all favorable COVID-19 cases that guarantee and occur that proper seclusion and 14-day quarantine is strictly complied with.
” In addition, DSHS will make certain household members stay separated and quarantined as well and will make sure the family has supplies required to be able to remain at house and follow procedure.”.
Anybody with questions about COVID-19 or details about testing is encouraged to call the DSHS hotline at (956) 421-5505.
Starr County Health Authority Dr. Jose Vazquez announced 103 new cases of COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday.
Late Thursday, Vazquez verified an additional 44 cases, for a total of 1,362 in the county.
Before the 44 cases were announced Thursday, the county had last reported 386 individuals who recovered from the coronavirus and presently 927 people getting medical care in the county..
5 people have died from COVID-19 in Starr County.

” I am deeply saddened by the loss of 22 individuals from our community. My prayers and condolences go out to the families and good friends of these individuals,” Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez stated in a news release. “To those currently battling this illness and who are at house, I advise you to stay quarantined so that you may not infect a loved one or anyone in our neighborhood.”.
A total of 236 people were launched from seclusion Thursday, implying that they have actually been symptom-free for 10 days. There are 5,861 net active cases.

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