November 24, 2020

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'The hotspot of a hotspot of a hotspot': coronavirus takes heavy toll in south Texas

Hundreds have died in Hidalgo county, on the Mexican border – but the governor has thwarted efforts to go back into lockdown

Seventy-two death notices sprawled across an entire page of the Monitor newspaper in Hidalgo county recently.

The small-print entries, stacked in five tidy columns, didn’t mention Covid-19. But 27 residents of the south Texas community had died from the virus that day, 22 the day before, and 35 the day before that.

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