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Nineteen die from COVID-19 complications; 202 others test positive for the virus

 WEDNESDAY, 9-16-2020

EDINBURG Nineteen residents have died due to COVID-19 complications. Another 202 tested positive for the virus which brings the total number of known positive cases to 29,721.

 “Each day we continue to lose more of our fellow county residents to this deadly virus. I send my deepest condolences to the families of these victims,” Judge Cortez said. “I remind you to practice social distancing and the use of facial coverings. COVID-19 can be spread by people who do not have symptoms and do not know that they are infected.”

 The latest case totals bring the count of people in the county who have died from this disease to 1,450 The total number of people who have knowingly contracted the disease in Hidalgo County now stands at 29,721.

 

Press release is courtesy of Hidalgo County

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