Harlingen man dies from COVID-19

MGN Online

A Harlingen man in his 90s has died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Wednesday.

This raises the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Cameron County to 1,089, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.

Also Wednesday, the health department said it has received confirmation of an additional 55 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of coronavirus cases here TO 24,478.

New cases were reported in Brownsville, Harlingen, La Feria, Laguna Vista, Los Fresnos, Los Indios, Port Isabel, Rio Hondo, San Benito and Santa Rosa.

The new cases include four children ages 9 and younger, 10 people aged 10 to 19, nine people in their 20s, eight people in their 30s, nine people in their 40s, seven people in their 50s, three people in their 60s, three people in their 70s and two people in their 80s.

There have also been an additional 74 individuals who have recovered, raising the total number of recovered individuals to 22,243.

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, the health department said in the statement.