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Cameron County Confirms Additional COVID-19 Related Deaths
05/28/2020

 

 

Cameron County has received confirmation of two additional COVID-19 related deaths of Cameron County residents.  The individuals were a 90-year-old female and a 62-year-old male, both from Brownsville. They were previously reported cases.  This raises the number of COVID-19 related deaths to thirty-five (35). 

 

Cameron County has received confirmation of an additional twelve (12) case reports of COVID-19. This includes the following:

 

 

Residence

Gender

Age(s)

Transmission

Brownsville

Female

23, 44, 59

Community

Brownsville

Male

70, 80

Community

Brownsville

Female

5 months, 27, 36

Link to Previous Case

Brownsville

Male

31, 49, 61

Link to Previous Case

Harlingen

Female

45

Community

 

 

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases to 743 in Cameron County. There have also been an additional 16 individuals who have recovered, raising the total number of recovered individuals to 538.

 

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 eleven (11) who have passed away. The Windsor Atrium currently has 39 employees and 61 residents who have tested positive, including sixteen (16) individuals who have passed away. Spanish Meadows in Brownsville also has six (6) 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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