Cameron County reports eight move COVID-19 deaths

Eight 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 877, Cameron County Public Health said in a statement.

Also Monday, the county reported an additional 94 COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of cases in Cameron County to 22,499.

The new cases include 6 children ages 9 and under, and 7 people ages 10 to 19. One resident age 90 and older was also reported.

As part of the COVID-19 action response plan, Cameron County Public Health is conducting epidemiological investigations, contact tracing as needed and continues to monitor the situation.