19 more people in Hidalgo County have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the county announced Tuesday.
This brings the total number of positive cases in the county to 217 people.
Seven of the active cases have been released from isolation meaning they have shown no symptoms for ten days and have had no fever for three days. That brings the total number of released patients to 37, the release stated.
Of the active cases, 33 are in the hospital, including six in intensive care units. All new positive cases and the families in their household have been ordered to isolate themselves in their homes, the release said.