HIDALGO/EDINBURG – Hidalgo County has surpassed the 3,000 mark in testing, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Tuesday. A total of 3,196 tests have been administered and 8.6 percent have been positive for the COVID-19 virus.

Of the total number of tests given, 3,009 have been administered by private laboratories; 187 have been administered by public laboratories. There are now 275 positive cases with the addition of seven new ones on Tuesday, April 21.