LAREDO, Texas—The City of Laredo and Webb County have confirmed the 50th and 51st deaths in Webb County related to COVID-19. The City and County want to express their most sincere condolences to the families and want them to know that our counselors and our teams are available to support them.
The 50th COVID-19 death of a Webb County resident was a male in his late 50s with underlying health conditions. The person died at Laredo Medical Center on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
The 51st COVID-19 death of a Webb County resident was a male in his late 20s with underlying health conditions. The person was pronounced dead at Laredo Medical Center on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
The City of Laredo Health Department continues to conduct contact investigation on persons who have tested positive to determine possible exposure to others. If the health department has not contacted you, there is no need to take any action at this time. If you feel ill, please contact your physician and monitor your symptoms.
Stay home if you are sick and call your doctor. Do not go to the doctor’s office, call your doctor first. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.
As of 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, a total of 13,028 people have been tested, 8,565 people have resulted negative, 3,373 have resulted positive (2,382 are active), 1,090 test results are pending, 940 persons have recovered, 168 are currently hospitalized (71 of which are in the ICU), and 51 have died.