Remember when July 4 was cause for celebration? Unfortunately, that doesn’t appear to be the case this year. Not with Covid-19 exploding in Hidalgo County.
Three more people died from complications related to COVID-19; 248 people test positive for the virus
EDINBURG — Three more people have died as a result of complications related to COVID-19, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Monday. This comes as 248 people learned they tested positive for the virus bringing the total number of known positive cases is now 3,542.
Sandra Santos has been doing everything she can to find a job since she was laid off in mid-March from working in the billing and collections department of an ambulance service in the Rio Grande Valley.
WASHINGTON — Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) urged Governor Greg Abbott to immediately assign National Guard forces to the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) to address the spiraling COVID-19 crisis in the region.
Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved $3.5 million in CARES Act funding to go towards the creation of the Hidalgo County CARES Small Business Grant Program designed to assist businesses with monies related to the cost of business interruption caused by the required closure related to the COVID-19 pandemic.