All 4 Rio Grande Valley Counties Report New Cases In The Double-Digits | Texas Public Radio

All 4 Rio Grande Valley Counties Report New Cases In The Double-Digits

Jun 7, 2020

Texas Public Radio is providing COVID-19 updates and information for the Rio Grande Valley and the San Antonio area. You can read news stories in Spanish under "TPR Noticias: COVID-19" here.

Monday, June 8

Hidalgo County officials confirmed two recoveries and 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, taking the total number of active cases to 324.

One of Monday's new reports is "a county employee that works with the Health and Human Services Department." According to a press release, the employee was on leave during testing and has not had contact with the public.

The City of Mission announced Monday that three police officers have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently in quarantine. 

Willacy County's total count of cases has climbed to 42 after 10 new positive cases were confirmed on Monday. A dozen new cases pushed Starr County to a total of 60 recorded cases on Monday. The youngest case of Starr County's newest report is a 2-year-old female and the oldest is a 60-year-old female.

Cameron County confirmed 17 recoveries and 27 new cases on Monday. New infections were discovered in Brownsville, Harlingen, La Feria, Los Fresnos, San Benito, and Santa Rosa. According to county data, about 70 percent – 645 out of 919 known cases – have recovered from COVID-19.

Data visualizations from public information in Rio Grande Valley

Data visualizations are maintained and published by journalist Ronnie Garza on the website https://www.rgvcovid19info.com. Hover over the graph to view updated values.

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Beyond the Rio Grande Valley, here are the cases as reported by Johns Hopkins University

Zoom in and scroll to find data on areas across the globe. Find more information at Johns Hopkins coronavirus resource center.

The CDC has provided COVID-19 guidelines in English and Spanish