Tag: coronavirus

Articles about the coronavirus

RGV school districts secure innovative equipment to fight COVID-19 spread

BROWNSVILLE — Many school districts across the Rio Grande Valley are making their final preparations to return to on-campus fall sports strength and conditioning...

Leaders mull cutting operations at virus centers

HARLINGEN — The state project that turned Casa de Amistad into a temporary COVID-19 recovery center might be cutting its operations amid low patient...

Feds allege fraud in FDA certificate tied to rapid virus tests

BY VALERIE GONZALEZ Highly coveted and scarcely produced rapid tests for COVID-19 arrived in South Texas in late March just as neighboring Laredo was entering...

Teacher sings parody to live COVID-19 blues

HARLINGEN — “You say quarantine is draining and you can’t go onnnnnnnn!” A grieving “King George,” a.k.a Alfonso Gonzalez, pouts, puts his hand up and...

More people testing for COVID-19 via method excluded from state data

The number of COVID-19 cases in the region is likely much higher than originally thought as more people are opting to be tested for...

30 RGV residents die due to COVID-19

Thirty more Rio Grande Valley residents died due to complications related to COVID-19, county officials announced Friday. Hidalgo County reported 22 people died due to...

Virus cases falling; Judge urges continued vigilance

At a press conference today, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. said the county’s falling number of new COVID-19 cases is a good sign,...

Personal shoppers become the new delivery service

HARLINGEN — Whataburger and Chick-fil-A are two of the most popular Texas cravings, but they are also the main requests made by Mexican citizens. However,...

Texas House Democrats lay out healthcare priorities for next session

Faced with the impacts of the global pandemic, Democratic state legislators announced their healthcare priorities for the next legislative session while also taking the...

Officials watch for new wave as virus numbers still trending low

Officials have their eyes warily trained on the horizon as the pandemic continues to abate in the Rio Grande Valley. The Valley reported a total...