8 more in Hidalgo County test positive for COVID-19

For the second day in a row, eight people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of known cases of the virus to 425.

16 people remain hospitalized with complications from the disease with three of those in intensive care units, according to a Friday news release from the county.

 An additional 11 others were released from isolation Friday meaning they have shown no symptoms for 10 days, including three days without a fever. That leaves a total of 162 active cases in the county.

The county has so far administered 6,849 with 6,212 results coming back negative and 212 results pending.

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