September 9, 2020
Hidalgo County reported on Wednesday 23 more deaths due to coronavirus complications, as well as 189 additional cases — bringing the total number of fatalities in the county to 1,334 and the total of confirmed coronavirus cases to 29,082.
“My heart goes out to the families and friends of the 23 Hidalgo County neighbors we lost today,” said Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez. “The fight against COVID-19 is far from over, and this is not the time to let our guard down. Each of us plays a vital role in continuing to stop the spread and keep each other healthy.”