With Christmas approaching, Hidalgo County reported on Wednesday four more residents died from COVID-19 related complications.
The county also reported 340 more cases of COVID-19, making it a total of 49,348 known positive COVID-19 cases. 2,516 of those cases remain active.
A total of 2,168 hidalgo county residents have succumbed to the disease as of Wednesday, according to a county news release.
289 people remain in area hospitals to be treated for COVID-19 related complications with 104 of them being treated in intensive care units.