Updated at 2:58 p.m.
Starr County confirmed an additional case of COVID-19 Saturday afternoon on top of the 18 confirmed earlier today.
The county’s 19th case is of a 29-year-old man, according to Dr. Jose Vazquez, the county’s health authority.
This marks a total of 115 cases there, 80 of which are active.
So far, 34 people have recovered and one person has died.
Starr County confirmed another 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
The new cases involve 11 women and seven men, according to Dr. Jose Vazquez, the county’s health authority.
Not all ages of the patients were made available; however, of the women whose ages were available, they range from 8 to 46 years old. Of the men, they ranged in age from 33 to 60 years old.
The new batch of cases are the second-highest reported in Starr County in a single day, following a report of 23 new cases in a day earlier this week.
The county now has a total of 114 cases of which 79 are active.