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Cameron County reports 121 positive cases

Cameron County confirmed an additional 121 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, according to a report released Tuesday night. No deaths were reported in Tuesday's report. The 121 people who tested positive are in the following age groups:. Age: 0-19 Age:20-29 Age:30-39 Age:40-49 Age:50-59 Age:60-69 Age:70+. 28 31 21...
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CAMERON COUNTY EMPLOYEE TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

The Office of Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr., has been notified that one (1) employee from the Auditor’s Office has tested positive for COVID-19. Due to privacy laws, Cameron County will not release specific employee information. The Public Health Department is working closely with elected officials and department heads...
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Major Cameron County crash shuts down traffic on expressway

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — Traffic was temporarily stalled on the expressway in Cameron County near Harlingen following a two-vehicle crash on Sunday. According to officials, the two-car crash occurred on Sunday on East Expressway 83 near the Bass Boulevard exit. Traffic was delayed as officials cleaned up the accident....
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Cameron County Officials Seeing Uptick In COVID-19 Cases

Cameron County health officials are keeping an eye on a recent increase in COVID-19 cases. The county’s public health administrator tells The Monitor that the increase could be related to recent Fourth of July celebrations in the county. She says the numbers should start to decline in the next few days if that is the case. The county reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday.
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Cameron County reports COVID-19 death

A Harlingen man in his 40s has died from COVID-19 related causes, Cameron County Public Health reported Tuesday. This raises the total number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in Cameron County to 1,703, the health department said. Also Tuesday, the health department said it has received confirmation on an additional 98...
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Holiday spread: COVID-19 cases ticking up post July 4

A recent sharp uptick in new COVID-19 cases in Cameron County is likely related to gatherings during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Esmeralda Guajardo, county public health administrator, said if that’s the case then the number of new cases should begin to decline in three or four days, noting that the incubation period for the virus is about two weeks.
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‘Beat the heat:’ Salvation Army to host fan distribution

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO)— The Salvation Army of Cameron County will host a drive-thru style fan distribution on Thursday. The event will take place on Thursday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to noon at 201 East Monroe Avenue. To receive a fan residents must present a utility bill and ID from...
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Lawsuit Alleging Voter Registration Burdens Names Cameron County

A voting rights group is suing four county elections administrators in Texas, including in Cameron County, claiming their signature policies make it harder to vote. The group Vote.Org says the four counties require a pen-on-paper signature in order to register to vote instead of allowing an electronic signature when registering online. As the Brownsville Herald reports, the group’s lawsuit states the so-called “wet signature” rule creates an unnecessary roadblock for people with limited access to computers and printers.
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Cameron County reports 50 new cases of COVID-19

Cameron County on Wednesday reported no new coronavirus-related deaths and 50 positive cases of COVID-19. Since the pandemic began, the county has reported 1,703 deaths related to the coronavirus. Of the new cases reported Wednesday, 37 were from unaccompanied minor shelters and detention centers, according to news release from Cameron...
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Sotelo announces bid for 34 congressional district

Rio Hondo resident and longtime Cameron County police officer Philip Sotelo has thrown his hat into the race for the 34th congressional district seat, hoping a political outsider’s perspective and a platform of infrastructure advancement will sway voters to his cause. Sotelo, a Republican, is in the mix for the...
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Local leaders ask state for resources to test Delta variant

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) — Now that the Delta variant is confirmed in the valley, health officials are calling on testing to be done in order to determine whether there are more cases. “Not surprised we knew it was spreading,” said Cameron County Health Authority, Dr. James Castillo when...