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Articles about the coronavirus

12 more virus deaths reported in RGV

The Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department reported 10 deaths related to COVID-19 and 726 additional positive cases of the virus on Thursday,...

Tipton giving away SUV to one lucky health care worker

After battling the coronavirus for 14 days and seeing how hard health care professionals worked to care for him and others, Brownsville businessman Jim...

Pop-up school for US asylum seekers thrives despite pandemic

By JULIE WATSON | Associated Press MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — It started out simply: A pop-up school on a sidewalk to teach reading, writing, math...

Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max, theaters

By JAKE COYLE | AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner...

Cortez requests priority vaccine access for school employees

Saying public school employees are clearly frontline workers and deserve protection as such, State Board of Education Member Ruben Cortez submitted a letter Thursday...

2 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

Two more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Wednesday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19...

Cases climb by 607 in Hidalgo County as 9 more die

Hidalgo County reported nine COVID-19 related deaths and 607 new cases Wednesday. The deaths include a man in his 50s and another older than 70...

McAllen kicks off holiday season with tree lighting, illuminated drive

McALLEN — Santa Claus brought snow, fireworks and millions of lights to the McAllen Convention Center Tuesday to kick off the holiday season with...

Nonprofit gives Valley schools high marks amid pandemic

Despite poverty, a pandemic and a host of other factors, Rio Grande Valley schools are continuing to punch above their weight, according to rankings...

13 virus deaths, 526 new cases recorded in Hidalgo County

Hidalgo County reported 13 additional deaths related to COVID-19 Tuesday along with 526 cases of the virus, a marked uptick from Monday when the...