Flooding is not anything new for the Rio Grande Valley. The heavy rain on Monday accumulated more than a foot of water in parts of Hidalgo County.
Along Hobbs Drive in Edinburg, Frances Garza says it’s a constant problem she and her family have dealt with for more than 15 years. She says its worse as cars drive by, pushing water waves into her home.
Another coronavirus-related death has been reported in Hidalgo County. The patient who died on Monday is identified as a 60-year-old woman from McAllen.
According to a news release from Hidalgo County, the woman had a history of medical conditions. There are now 11 deaths reported in Hidalgo County. Twenty-six people in the county who have been infected with COVID-19 are currently hospitalized, including three in intensive care units.