March 30, 2020
Hidalgo County health officials have confirmed 10 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing the total there to 38, and 70 total in the Rio Grande Valley.
The news came Monday night via a news release attributing the announcement to Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez. This also comes after Cameron County had just announced a six-case increase there to tally 26.
March 31, 2020
Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez is begging people to abide by his shelter in place order and stay at home.
Cortez made his plea the day after another ten cases related to the coronavirus were reported in Hidalgo County. The ten cases brings to 38 the total number of people diagnosed with the disease in the county.