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Mosquito spraying continues throughout Harlingen

HARLINGEN — After Hurricane Hanna hit Harlingen and surrounding areas, an alarming number of mosquitoes was left behind. Josh Ramirez, Health Director for the City...

Willacy virus case count surpasses 600

RAYMONDVILLE — Five months after health officials identified Willacy County’s first case of the coronavirus, the rural county’s total case count has climbed over...

8 Willacy residents test positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two girls among eight Willacy County residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural...

State to move mobile COVID-19 testing center to San Benito

SAN BENITO — State health officials are ready to give residents here a chance to test for the coronavirus. Next week, a state mobile testing...

6 Willacy residents test positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found six more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural county’s total case...

Man arrested after woman heard screaming in car

HARLINGEN — A 19-year-old has been arrested after calls were received regarding a woman screaming, police said. On Sunday, around 6:24 p.m., Harlingen police officers...

3 new Willacy COVID-19 cases reported

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found three more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural county’s total case...

Harlingen begins hurricane brush cleanup

The City of Harlingen has begun to remove brush and debris from neighborhoods left be Hurricane Hanna. The city says the hurricane dropped almost 12...

16 more virus deaths reported in Cameron County

Sixteen more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Thursday night. The individuals include a 97-year-old woman and...

49 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County announced 33 more people died as a result of COVID-19 related complications, raising the total number of deaths there to 433, while...