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Cameron County Reports Seven New COVID-19 Cases
05/21/2020

Cameron County has received confirmation of an additional seven (7) case reports of COVID-19. This includes the following:

 

Residence

Gender

Age(s)

Transmission

Brownsville

Female

71

Link to Previous Case

Brownsville

Male

27

Link to Previous Case

Harlingen

Male

17

Community

Harlingen

Male

61

Travel

Harlingen

Female

38

Link to Previous Case

La Feria

Female

22

Community

Los Fresnos

Male

47

Link to Previous Case

 

 

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases to 671 in Cameron County. There have also been an additional 20 individuals who have recovered, raising the total number of recovered individuals to 438.

 

 

Cameron County Public Health continues to work with the three nursing home facilities in addressing the COVID-19 outbreaks.To date, the Cameron County cases arising from the Veranda Nursing Home has included 32 employees and 61 residents who have tested positive, including ten (10) who have passed away. The Windsor Atrium currently has 38 employees and 60 residents who have tested positive, including sixteen (16) individuals who have passed away. Spanish Meadows in Brownsville also has five (5) employees and ten (10) residents who have tested positive.

 

 

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. 


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