Ninth person testing positive for COVID-19 in Hidalgo County


EDINBURG, Texas – Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez announcing a ninth person in the county testing positive for COVID-19. The judge announcing on Thursday morning.

The patient is a 31-year-old male from the city of Pharr and is hospitalized at a location outside of Hidalgo County, health officials said.

Both Hidalgo County health officials and Pharr city officials are working to determine who the patient may have had contact with. Those who have direct contact with the patient will be contacted by health officials. Because this is the early stages of the investigation, there are no additional details at this time.

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