Five more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Tuesday afternoon.
This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,052, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.
Also Tuesday, the county reported an additional 67 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of cases in Cameron County to 23,559.
The new cases include four children ages 9 and under, and 17 people ages 10 to 19. One resident age 80 to 89 was also reported.
As part of the COVID-19 action response plan, Cameron County Public Health is conducting epidemiological investigations, contact tracing as needed and continues to monitor the situation.