The Region One Education Service Center is tracking cases of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in counties served by Region One, as they are reported by the Texas Department of State Health Services
. Region One ESC will update Number of New Cases Reported
, Number of Active Cases
, Total Number of Cases
for each of the 8 counties including Brooks County, Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Jim Hogg County, Starr County, Webb County, Willacy County, and Zapata County. In addition to the individual county information, regional data will also be posted.
DSHS is now reporting COVID-19 fatality data based on death certificates. A fatality is counted as a COVID-19 fatality when the medical certifier attests on the death certificate that COVID-19 is a cause of death. (July 27, 2020, DSHS Site)