Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez announced Friday Hidalgo County reported 22 more COVID-19 related deaths and 208 new positive cases of the disease.
Friday’s new numbers bring the total number of deaths in Hidalgo County from this disease to 1,740 and the total number of known positive cases to 32,406. 2,295 of those cases remain active, the s=county star=ted in a news release.
“I send my deepest prayers to the family members who have lost a loved one due to this terrible virus,” Judge Cortez said in a statement.
171 people remain in area hospitals to be treated for COVID-19 related complications with 61 of them placed in intensive care units.