Hidalgo County reported 144 positive COVID-19 cases and five deaths today. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the county has reported 2,765 coronavirus-related deaths.
Three men and two women have died because of COVID 19 related symptoms, the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department has reported.
For the 144 positive cases, 64 have been confirmed, 22 are probable and 58 are suspect.
In Texas all are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and are encouraged to get it, the state has put up a website page for appointments hoping to get most adults immunized soon.