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Uvalde Mayor Don Mclaughlin Reports First COVID Death, Asks For Preventative Measures | June 24

Uvalde Mayor Don Mclaughlin expresses grief in reporting the city’s first COVID-19 related death.

In the video, he offers advice to the Uvalde population at large, but asks younger people in particular to use proper precautions.

“I’m going to be point blank on this,” said Mayor Mclaughlin of Uvalde, which has a Health Department. “Most of the increases in cases we’re seeing in Uvalde can be traced back to younger people going to San Antonio…”