Cameron County authorities received confirmation Wednesday night of three new COVID-19 related deaths.
The residents were a 79-year-old woman and an 83-year-old man from the Veranda Nursing Home in Harlingen and an 85-year-old woman from Windsor Atrium in Harlingen.
All were previously reported cases.
This raises the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 12 in Cameron County.
“We are sad to report three more people have passed due to coronavirus,” stated Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. “We want the families to know that we, as a community, are mourning the loss of their loved ones.”
Cameron County also received confirmation of an additional 12 reports of COVID-19, ranging in age from 29 to 83. All but two of the cases are linked to a previous case. The other two were community spread.
This raises the total number of cases to 333 in Cameron County. Of those, 148 individuals have recovered.