Six more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Monday afternoon.
This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 1,121, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.
Also Monday, the county reported an additional 296 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of cases in Cameron County to 26,151.
The new cases include 17 children ages 9 and under, and 52 people ages 10 to 19. Two residents ages 90 and older were 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.