Fifth COVID-19 case confirmed in Willacy County

An additional case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Willacy County on Friday, bringing the total there to five.

Willacy County Deputy Emergency Manager Raul Torres said in an email that the new case involved a 30-year-old woman.

No additional details on the new case were immediately available.

Hidalgo County has reported 79 cases, Starr five and Cameron County has reported 46, nine of which have recovered.