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Cameron County Reports Three COVID-19- Related Deaths
06/03/2020

 

Cameron County has received confirmation of additional COVID-19 related deaths of Cameron County residents. The individuals were an 88-year-old female and a 76-year old male from Brownsville and a 58-year-old female from Harlingen. They were previously reported cases. This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to thirty-nine (39).

 

Cameron County has received confirmation of an additional 21 case reports of COVID-19. This includes the following:

 

Residence

Gender

Age(s)

Transmission

Brownsville

Female

13, 33, 44

Link to previous case

Brownsville

Male

38

Community

Brownsville

Male

7, 35, 43, 43, 47, 76

Link to previous case

Brownsville

Male

34, 73

Travel

Harlingen

Female

19

Link to previous case

Harlingen

Male

45, 50

Link to previous case

Harlingen

Male

44

Travel

Los Fresnos

Male

27

Link to previous case

Los Fresnos

Male

19

Travel

Rio Hondo

Female

19

Community

San Benito

Female

64, 81

San Benito

 

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases to 820 in Cameron County. There have also been an additional eighteen (18) individuals who have recovered, raising the total number of recovered individuals to 599.

 

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 eleven (11) 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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