Cameron County confirms seven additional cases of COVID-19

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Cameron County confirm seven additional cases of COVID-19. (Source: MGN online) 

Cameron County Public Health received confirmation of seven  more cases of COVID-19, including a 43-year old man from Brownsville. 

According to a release, the man reported he had no travel history outside the county nor any known exposure to another case. 

This is the second case of community transmission being reported in the county. 

Among these confirmed cases is a 38-year-old woman, a 21-year-old man, a 31-year-old man and a 53-year-old man, all of them from Brownsville. 

The report also showed that among the confirmed cases was a 50-year-old woman from San Benito, and a 62-year-old man from Los Fresnos. The release says all of these confirmed cases are travel-related and the patients are currently in isolation. 

“Cameron County Public Public Health continues operations as part of the COVID-19 response plan and is conducting the epidemiological investigation to identify others who may been exposed and test the individuals showing signs and symptoms” said the release. 

The county encourages the public to continue to follow prevention methods, such as: 

  • Practice physical distance by keeping your distance six feet from others.
  • If you are sick, call your doctor and home isolate. 
  • Do not go outside the home unless it is absolutely necessary.
  • Practice good hygiene for everyday prevention measures, including frequent handwashing. 
  • Covering when coughing or sneezing 
  • Avoid touching eyes, mouth or nose with unwashed hands. 

For more information on COVID-19, please contact the county hotline at 956-247-3650. 

Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The public can also refer to the Cameron County Public Health website. 

The county also encourages the public to visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website. 

As of Saturday, the county has a total 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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