Brownsville Moves to Level 2 On Threat Level Matrix

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Effective 7/5/22, the City of Brownsville has increased the threat level matrix to level two due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Image for illustration purposes
Effective 7/5/22, the City of Brownsville has increased the threat level matrix to level two due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Image for illustration purposes

Mega Doctor News

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Effective 7/5/22, the City of Brownsville has increased the threat level matrix to level two due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases. During the past two weeks, virus transmission rates have increased, especially for unvaccinated individuals.

The number of positive COVID-19 cases has surpassed 1,000 cases, with two confirmed deaths this week. The public must stay vigilant and aware that this can take a toll on every member of the community, including the most vulnerable and healthcare staff. 

“We want to remind citizens that it is essential to continue to be vigilant and practice safe health practices. Please remember to wash your hands, use hand sanitizer, practice social distancing, and wear a mask,” said Dr. Rodriguez.

Currently, the vaccination rate for Cameron County is at 92.80% for individuals 65 years and older and 81.83% for people five years and older.  Getting the COVID-19 vaccine has been found to be the safest and most effective way to protect the immune system from COVID-19. Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 956-394-0012 or visit the Brownsville Cares website for more information regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

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