March 29, 2020
A Weslaco man is the 29th person to test positive for COVID-19 in Hidalgo County, according to a county news release issued Sunday.
“We have been notified by the Hidalgo County Health Department of a second confirmed travel related Weslaco COVID-19 case,” the statement read. “This individual is a 47-year-old male; investigators with the Hidalgo County Health Department are working to determine who he may have been in contact with.”
March 28, 2020
With stay-at-home orders in effect across the Rio Grande Valley, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez addressed concerns on the COVID-19 from his home on Saturday.
Judge Cortez says he is working with the UTRGV School of Medicine to get a projection on how many cases the valley might see in the next few weeks.
"We already have the methodology, we have a temporary model," said Cortez. "Some of the data points that we used to create that model were flawed..today I gave them some good information."