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Articles about the coronavirus

Hidalgo County virus death toll reaches 1,588

Another 25 additional deaths were reported in Hidalgo County on Wednesday, and county Judge Richard F. Cortez has expressed concern in a news release...

30 RGV residents die due to COVID-19

Thirty more Rio Grande Valley residents died due to complications related to COVID-19, county officials announced Friday. Hidalgo County reported 22 people died due to...

Virus cases falling; Judge urges continued vigilance

At a press conference today, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. said the county’s falling number of new COVID-19 cases is a good sign,...

Officials watch for new wave as virus numbers still trending low

Officials have their eyes warily trained on the horizon as the pandemic continues to abate in the Rio Grande Valley. The Valley reported a total...

Abbott excludes Valley from loosening of coronavirus restrictions

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that most of Texas will be able to loosen some coronavirus restrictions, including letting many...

Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases now surpass 30,000

What Hidalgo County termed as an “unexpected surge” has led to another COVID-19 milestone, with the county now exceeding 30,000 cases in the area. Twenty...

Texas reports 2,595 new COVID-19 cases, 21 more deaths

DALLAS (AP) — Texas health officials on Monday reported 2,595 new cases of the coronavirus and 21 additional deaths. The Texas Department of State Health...

COVID-19 claims 22 more lives in Hidalgo Co.

Hidalgo County reported 22 additional COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, raising the total there to 1,431. “I urge all residents to continue taking precautions to...

Valley reports 37 more COVID-19 deaths

Throughout the Rio Grande Valley, county officials reported 37 more COVID-19 related deaths on Friday. Hidalgo County officials reported 26 residents died from complications related...

Unemployed Texans will no longer receive extra $300 in weekly payments

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texans receiving unemployment benefits who qualified for an extra $300 in weekly jobless payments issued by the Trump administration will...