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RGV COVID-19 LIVE BLOG: 10 Deaths And 5,052 Active Cases In Hidalgo And Cameron Counties

COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Hidalgo County, Updated on October 19, 2021
COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Hidalgo County, Updated on October 19, 2021

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Hospitalizations In Hidalgo County

On Tuesday, Hidalgo county reported 110 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. This represents a 58% decrease over the last 30 days and a 27% decrease over the past week.

Deaths Reported In Hidalgo County, Updated October 19, 2021
Deaths Reported In Hidalgo County, Updated October 19, 2021

Deaths In Hidalgo County

On Tuesday Hidalgo county reported 5 COVID-related deaths. These numbers reflect a 44% decrease over the last 30 days and a 25% increase over the past week.

 Latest Covid-19 Infection Data For Hidalgo County, Updated October 19, 2021
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Latest Covid-19 Infection Data For Hidalgo County, Updated October 19, 2021

COVID-19 Infections In Hidalgo County

On Tuesday, Hidalgo County reported 117 new cases of COVID, bringing the total number of active infections to 762.

 Latest Covid-19 Infection Data For Cameron County, Updated October 18, 2021
Latest Covid-19 Infection Data For Cameron County, September 24, 2021

Latest COVID-19 Data For Cameron County

On Monday, Cameron County reported 65 new cases of COVID, bringing the total number of active cases to 4,3290. The county reported 5 deaths on Monday.

COVID-19 Immunizations For The Rio Grande Valley, Updated October 19, 2021
COVID-19 Immunizations For The Rio Grande Valley, Updated October 8, 2021

Latest Immunization Data Valley-Wide

Texas DSHS reported that 881,239 Rio Grande Valley residents have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday. This represents 64% of the population of the region.


Covid-19 Resources In The Rio Grande Valley

There are currently two monoclonal antibody therapy Regional Infusion Centers in the Rio Grande Valley. Treatment is free for infected patients who do not need hospitalization and can use the therapy to prevent a worsening of their condition.

Edinburg Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Regional Infusion Center
DHR Campus | Open 7 days a week 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
5521 Doctor's Drive
Edinburg, Texas

Harlingen Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Regional Infusion Center
Ronald McDonald House Charities | Open 7 days a week 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
1720 Treasure Hills Blvd
Harlingen, Texas

Booster Vaccine Clinics

Eight CVOID-19 booster vaccine clinics are now open in the Rio Grande Valley. The clinics are currently providing vaccines for severely immuno-compromised individuals.

Edinburg clinic- 3105 E. Richardson Rd.
Elsa clinic- 708 E. Edinburg Ave.
Hidalgo Clinic- 702 Ramon Ayala Dr.
Pharr clinic- 300 W Hall Acres Rd.
Weslaco clinic- 1901 N. Bridge Ave.
McAllen clinic- 300 E. Hackberry Ave
Mission clinic- 211 S. Scheurbach Rd.
Pulmonary clinic- 1304 S. 25th Avenue

For more information, call 956-292-7765.


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