Laguna Vista resident tests positive for COVID-19

first_imgBy Gaige [email protected] 44-year-old Laguna Vista man has tested positive for novel coronavirus COVID-19.Cameron County Public Health department confirmed the case, along with two other cases–a 27-year-old man from Brownsville and a 59-year-old man from Los Fresnos–around 9:30 p.m. March 26.In a media release, Cameron County Public Health said all three cases are travel-related and all three men are self-isolating.It is not clear if any of the men are isolating in their cities of residence. Cameron County Public Health has not returned the PRESS’ multiple requests for comment.Town of Laguna Vista Mayor Susie Houston was notified of the case last night. Houston told the PRESS she has had a conference call with Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño and will get more information on the confirmed case.Council member Place 3 Frank Davalos Jr. said Cameron County Public Health announced the case publicly before notifying Laguna Vista officials. Davalos said learned about the case after someone sent a screenshot of the Cameron County Public Health department’s press release.The PRESS has asked Cameron County Public Health to comment on why they did not notify Town of Laguna Vista officials before announcing the case and is waiting for a response.To date, there are 13 cases of COVID-19 in Cameron County. Thirty-one Cameron County residents have tested negative. Fifty-one cases are still pending.Seventy-two people self-isolating are being monitored by Cameron County. Share RelatedCameron County COVID-19 cases in the triple digitsBy Gaige Davila [email protected]  Three weeks after Cameron County confirmed its first COVID-19 cases, there are now over a hundred residents with the novel coronavirus.   As of this article’s printing, there are 147 cases in Cameron County. So far, three Cameron County residents have died: an 81-year-old man and a…April 9, 2020In “News”“We didn’t even have our first wave yet” Cameron County warns residents as COVID-19 cases increaseBy Gaige Davila [email protected]  Texas continues to see its COVID-19 cases rise, with 13 consecutive days of record-high hospitalizations since June 12. Cameron County’s cases are rising right along with the rest of the state. Over the weekend, Cameron County Public Health confirmed 175 cases of COVID-19, with the county’s…June 26, 2020In “News”COVID-19 cases reach over 270 locallyBy Gaige Davila [email protected] Laguna Madre area towns and cities have over 270 COVID-19 cases total, as cases continue rising across Cameron County, the Rio Grande Valley and the state.  As of press time, Port Isabel has 175 COVID-19 cases, the most of the area; Laguna Vista has 48 cases;…July 30, 2020In “News”last_img

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