Ron Whitlock of Ron Whitlock Reports asks a question at a recent news conference at Cameron County Courthouse.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – In a Q&A during a news conference in Brownsville on Friday, Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., and Cameron County Health Authority James Castillo were asked about the spread of COVID-19 by tourists to South Padre Island.

The questions were posed by veteran broadcaster Ron Whitlock of Ron Whitlock Reports. Both Treviño and Castillo said they wished those visiting the island would pay more attention to the pleas of health officials, that they practice social distancing and wear facial coverings.

The podcast below features the three questions from Whitlock and the response of the county judge and county health authority. 

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