HARLINGEN, Texas – Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell spoke about the spike in coronavirus cases in the Rio Grande Valley in an in-depth interview on Fox News.

Asked why the Valley has higher percentage of COVID-19 cases than the state of Texas as a whole, Boswell said part of the problem was the culture of the region. 

He also said the people of the Valley let their guard down once the economy was reopened. 

Boswell says he tells local residents to follow the three Ws. “Wear your mask, wash our hands, and watch your distance.”


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