The amount of new reported COVID-19 cases in Hidalgo County remains high as the county announced on Monday 729 new cases of the disease.
The county also reported four news deaths related to the disease, bringing the total amount of COVID-19 fatalities to 2,034.
With Monday’s new cases, the total amount of known COVID-19 cases in the county now stands at 40,818 with 1,901 of those cases remaining active. As 1,157 COVID-19 patients were released from isolation on Monday after showing no symptoms of the disease for two weeks, the amount of active cases is the lowest it’s been in months.
184 people remain in area hospitals to be treated for complications related to the disease with 70 of them being treated in intensive care units.