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Local COVID cases on the rise; Most infected are unvaccinated

Cameron County Public Health Administrator Esmeralda Guajardo had hoped the expected COVID-19 surge following the July 4 holiday would taper off earlier this month, though that did not happen. Instead, the county is seeing a rise in new infections, primarily among the roughly 30 percent of the adult population that...
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10 cases of COVID-19 Delta variant confirmed in the RGV

There are now 10 cases of the highly contagious Delta variant on record in the Rio Grande Valley, seven of which were reported on Friday. Cameron County reported three of those cases and Hidalgo County reported four cases. Health authorities from both counties confirmed that all seven people who tested positive for the delta variant from both counties are unvaccinated.

Cameron County confirms three cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) — Cameron County health officials confirmed three cases of the Delta variant on Friday, June 30. In a release, they identify the cases as a 34-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman from Harlingen and a 33-year-old man from Los Fresnos. Officials also state none of the...
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Cameron County Reports First Cases Of Delta Variant

Cameron County is reporting its first cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant. The county reported three cases of the variant on Friday. The three people affected reportedly were unvaccinated at the time they tested positive. County Judge Eddie Trevino, Junior, called the situation frustrating, saying the political debate surrounding the...
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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...

CDC warns doctors to watch out for seasonal respiratory illness

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — The CDC warned doctors to be on the lookout for early cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). It’s a respiratory illness that mainly affects kids and is seen predominantly in the winter. RSV isn’t as common as the flu is, but it still infects hundreds of...
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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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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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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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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...