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Zapata confirms 334 positive cases and seven deaths

Death toll now at seven
Zapata County
Zapata County(KGNS)
Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 8:30 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - Another resident has lost their battle to COVID-19 in Zapata, putting their death toll at seven.

According to officials, the patient was a woman in her 50′s.

So far they have had 334 positive cases but they are awaiting the results of 67 additional tests.

At this point, 322 people have recovered from the virus.

The number of positive cases continues to increase in the small community of Zapata.

As of September 22nd, Zapata County officials have conducted 5,120 tests and out of that amount 334 have come back positive 4,751 are negative and 35 are still pending.

A total of 319 patients have been released from isolation and only six residents have succumbed to the virus.

County officials are advising residents to do their part in preventing the spread by practicing all of the guidelines set by the CDC.

The number of positive cases continues to increase in Zapata County.

As of September 16th, Zapata has conducted 4,936 tests, out of that amount 321 have come back positive, 4,605 are negative and nine are still pending.

Officials say the 320th case is a woman in her 60s

Fortunately, no new deaths have been reported, that number remains at six.

As of September 15th, Zapata has conducted 4,936 tests, out of that amount 321 have come back positive, 4,605 are negative and ten are still pending.

Officials say, the 319th case is a woman in her 50s, the 320th case is a woman in her 20s and the 321st case is a woman in her 60s.

Fortunately, no new deaths have been reported, that number remains at six.

The community of Zapata has seen yet another death associated to COVID-19.

The sixth victim was a woman in her 70′s.

As of now they are currently looking at nearly 300 positive cases with 58 awaiting results.

Almost 250 people have recovered from the virus.

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