Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the number of people you know who have been sick or died? He knows her nurses and keeps in touch with them over the phone when the need arises. La ama,” he said, meaning he greatly admires and loves his wife. This page is managed by digital editor Diana Maldonado, with help from others in the newsroom. Jacobo visits Aurora everyday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 could put a damper on the holiday, 2nd Texas death row inmate declared intellectually disabled, Trial date scheduled for man who threatened to shoot up Walmart. Jacobo Garcia, 78, visits his wife of 54 years Aurora Garcia, at her bedside window just to see her smile at Fox Hollow Post Acute nursing home in Brownsville. “I love my family, I love my wife, and I help her,” Garcia said one recent afternoon, explaining that he has no official information about the Fox Hollow, but that Aurora receives very good care there and he has nothing but good things to say about her situation. Federal judge orders arbitration in police union lawsuit, Man facing drug charges allegedly left evidence on cellphone, Hidalgo County virus death toll reaches 1,588. Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. is expected to talk about a county curfew, an update on the confirmed travel-related coronavirus case involving a 21-year-old Rancho Viejo man and the federal closing of the border announced by President Trump today. There are a reported 686,068 total cases and 14,848 deaths, up from 682,241 confirmed cases and 14,713 deaths reported Friday, according to the state health department. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism. Would you like to talk to us about the challenges you are facing? (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP). Para mi es unica,” he said, meaning his wife is very pretty and for him she is the only one. You can reach out to our reporter Gary Long at Thank you and be safe. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. Sadly the number of people in the Valley who have died of coronavirus has surpassed 1,000. It’s important to treat people with respect, he also said. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP) The coronavirus pandemic has … On the small table in front of him is a list of important phone numbers, some scratch paper and the latest edition of El Nuevo Heraldo, which he buys and reads daily. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death. The true number of cases is likely higher though because many people haven’t been tested and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick. There are a … The coronavirus legislation provides federal public health agencies with money for vaccines, tests and potential treatments and helps state and local governments prepare and respond to the threat. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials on Saturday reported 3,433 new coronavirus cases and 135 more deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Sadly, he said he thinks the number of such people from Fox Hollow is about 18-20, and many residents of other nursing homes also have passed away because of COVID-19. Jacobo visits Aurora everyday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. City of Brownsville Coronavirus Public Announcement. The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. He monitors her care, communicating directly with his wife by way of taps on the window and through hand gestures. The department estimates that 605,522 people have recovered from the virus and that there are 65,698 active cases. Halloween gets booed this year? Garcia also said he holds older people in high regard, including those who have passed away because of the coronavirus. 1,524 were here. A man was found dead from a gunshot wound Saturday night in Brownsville, Miami-Dade police said. He said he tries to play it straight with people, doesn’t talk behind their backs and as a result figures he has no enemies. He was found at a home in the 2200 block of Northwest 51st Terrace, a … Halloween gets booed this year? Garcia has conducted business daily from his headquarters outside Aurora’s window since the beginning of the pandemic. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. We are working on a story on the state of our mental health and how it has been impacted by the coronavirus. Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. and his predecessor Carlos H. Cascos have visited him at the window on occasion, he said, adding that Cascos is his nephew, the son of one his sisters. Jacobo visits his wife every day, sitting outside her apartment window at Fox Hollow from mid-morning to late afternoon and exemplifying spousal devotion. The true number of cases is likely higher though because many people haven’t been tested and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick.