Hidalgo County reported 172 positive COVID-19 cases and one death today. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the county has reported 2,768 coronavirus-related deaths.
One woman in her 70s and one man in his 60s died because of COVID 19 related symptoms, the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department has reported.
For the 172 positive cases, 149 have been confirmed, 22 are probable and one is suspect.
102 people remain in area hospitals to be treated for COVID-19 related symptoms with 40 of them hospitalized in intensive care units.