Twenty more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Monday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 596, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.
Also Monday, the county reported an additional 81 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of cases in Cameron County to 21,040.
The new cases include 21 children ages 9 and under, and 10 people ages 10 to 19. One resident age 90 and over was also reported.
As part of the COVID19 action response plan, Cameron County Public Health is conducting epidemiological investigations, contact tracing as needed and continues to monitor the situation.