Tag: Willacy County

Officials await virus results for nearly 100 inmates, employees at Willacy jail

RAYMONDVILLE — Officials are trying to control an outbreak at the Willacy County Jail after four inmates and two more employees tested positive for...

Willacy man’s death linked to COVID-19 virus

RAYMONDVILLE — Last month, some officials here believed Willacy County’s new coronavirus cases had flattened. But on Tuesday, health officials confirmed a COVID-19-related death along...

Inmates await tests after 2 jailers are positive

RAYMONDVILLE — Many residents here Tuesday were concerned the Willacy County Jail could become the site of a COVID-19 outbreak after two jailers tested...

Willacy keeps COVID-19 cases down to 14

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County is holding steady with 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Late Wednesday night, the state health department reported a man in...

Willacy confirms 15th COVID-19 case

RAYMONDVILLE — As the number of COVID-19 cases began dropping here, a man in his 50s has become Willacy County’s 15th confirmed case of...

Man in 30s becomes Willacy County’s 14th case of COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — A man in his 30s has become Willacy County’s 14th confirmed case of coronavirus — and its first in about 12 days. Now,...

Willacy County to test for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — The state health department today and Saturday will screen residents who want to be tested for the coronavirus. As part of Gov. Greg...

Willacy County loosens some COVID-19 restrictions

RAYMONDVILLE — Like many counties across the country, Willacy County is loosening its restrictions on orders aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. County...

Willacy confirms two more virus cases

RAYMONDVILLE — A man and woman in their 50s have become Willacy County’s 11th and 12th confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Now, the state health...

RGV reports first COVID-19 death in Willacy County

Willacy County reported a fatality from the coronavirus late Saturday night, the first in the Rio Grande Valley. The man who died was in his...