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Hidalgo County officials confirm second COVID-19 related death

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Cameron County confirms first death from COVID-19

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — Hidalgo County’s second death from COVID-19 was reported on Wednesday.

The patient was a 66-year-old man from McAllen.

The male suffered from underlying conditions in addition to COVID-19.

Officials also announced eight additional cases of COVID-19 in Hidalgo County, bringing the total to 225.

“We should all feel a sense of sadness that another member of our community has died,” said Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez said. “My sincere condolences go out to this man’s family.”

For more information on COVID-19 in the Rio Grande Valley, check our daily updates page.

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