The following is a summary of what the coronavirus outlook has been like in the Rio Grande Valley, including figures for confirmed cases, deaths and recoveries.
Until May 8 there are:
CAMERON COUNTY: 494 coronavirus cases; 22 deaths and 247 people dischargedCONDADO HIDALGO: 377 cases of coronavirus; seven deaths and 218 people discharged WILLACY COUNTY: 14 cases of coronavirus; one death and four discharged STARR COUNTY: 14 cases of coronavirus in Starr County; seven people discharged
Count of coronavirus-related deaths in the Rio Grande Valley by date:
Two more people died after testing positive for coronavirus in Cameron County. The patients were identified as an 87-year-old man who died at Valley Baptist Hospital in Harlingen and a 90-year-old man who was a resident of the Windsor Atrium.
On the night of May 7, the second coronavirus-related death was confirmed outside a nursing home. This is an 82-year-old Brownsville resident.
The Cameron County Health Department confirmed the nineteenth coronavirus-related death, adding to a total of 19 deaths in this county.
This is a 74-year-old man who lived in the Windsor Atrium senior center.
Authorities confirmed on the night of May 1 that nine more people tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the official number of cases to 421.
A 92-year-old Windsor Atrium resident died after contracting coronavirus, the Cameron County Health Department reported. This adds up to 18 COVID-19 related deaths in Cameron County.
The Cameron County Health Department confirmed a COVID-19-related death Wednesday night.
This is an 84-year-old woman, resident of the Windsor Atrium in Harlingen. This increases COVID-19 related deaths to 17 in Cameron County.
28th of April
On Tuesday night, April 28, authorities confirmed the sixth coronavirus-related death in Hidalgo County.
This is a 71-year-old man with underlying medical conditions.
Authorities confirmed on the night of April 27 the fifth coronavirus-related death in Hidalgo County.
This is a 63-year-old Alamo man with underlying medical conditions. However, authorities did not specify what conditions he suffered from.
And on the night of April 23, authorities reported that two residents of the Veranda Nursing Home senior care center died after testing positive for the coronavirus. They were identified as an 81-year-old woman and a 92-year-old man.
Four coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed on April 22: one in Hidalgo County and three in Cameron County.
The death in Hidalgo County was of a 59-year-old Mission woman with underlying medical conditions.
While in Cameron County they were identified as a 79-year-old woman and an 83-year-old man living in the Veranda Nursing Home senior center in Harlingen, as well as an 85-year-old woman in the senior care center Windsor Atrium, also in Harlingen.
APRIL, THE 21ST
On Tuesday night, April 21, two coronavirus-related deaths in Cameron County were confirmed. They are an 89-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man who were residents of Veranda Nursing Home.
Both became the eighth and ninth deaths in Cameron County.
Authorities confirmed on Monday night, April 20, the seventh death related to the coronavirus in Cameron County, which became the eleventh death related to this virus in the Rio Grande Valley.
This is a 51-year-old woman who was a resident of the Windsor Atrium Senior Care Center.
On Saturday afternoon, April 18, authorities confirmed the sixth coronavirus-related death in Cameron County.
This is an 82-year-old woman who was a resident of the Windsor Atrium. According to the Cameron County Health Department, the patient died at Valley Baptist Medical Center hospital in Harlingen.
Cameron County authorities confirmed the fifth coronavirus-related death in the county Friday night, April 17.
This is a 77-year-old man from Los Fresnos, who contracted the virus through community transmission. According to the county, it is the first death in the county of a community transmission case.
Hidalgo County confirmed its second coronavirus-related death in the county on Wednesday, April 15, making it the sixth death recorded in the region.
This is a 66-year-old McAllen man who had underlying medical conditions. However, authorities did not specify what they were.
Cameron County Judge confirmed Thursday, April 9, the second and third coronavirus-related deaths in the county, which is the fourth and fifth deaths in the Rio Grande Valley.
The patients were identified as a 91-year-old and a 93-year-old woman who were residents of the Veranda Nursing Home and Windsor Atrium adult care centers, respectively.
Hidalgo County had confirmed the first coronavirus-related death in Hidalgo County on Tuesday, April 7, the third death recorded in the region. This is a 76-year-old man from Alamo who recently tested positive for the virus and had been hospitalized for several weeks with various health problems.
6 OF APRIL
Cameron County authorities confirmed the county’s first coronavirus-related death Monday, April 6, and it is the second death recorded in the Rio Grande Valley. The patient was identified as an 81-year-old Veranda Nursing Home resident who had been hospitalized at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.
As reported, Willacy County authorities confirmed on Saturday night, April 4, the first death related to this county’s coronavirus, which in turn is the first death recorded in the Rio Grande Valley. This is a man in his 60s who worked at an adult day care center in Cameron County.
Texas Department of Health Services Region 11 confirmed to Willacy County authorities Saturday that the victim is a man in his 60s resident of this county.
The man was receiving medical attention in the intensive care unit of a local hospital.
However, his exact age and the city where he lived are unknown.