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Now a 'hospital-like' facility, McAllen convention center begins taking COVID-19 patients

By LocalSYR.com  
   August 06, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott visited the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas on Tuesday for the third time in three weeks just as the first COVID-19 patients were admitted into the McAllen Convention Center, which has been converted into a “hospital-like facility” to free up local hospital beds as the region surpassed 1,000 coronavirus deaths.

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