FIRST IN THE NATION OF THE DAY … Maverick county of 29,684 population, southwest of San Antonio, on the border with Mexico.
QUOTE: COVID: One in every 20 residents has tested positive, Maverick nears 3,000 confirmed cases … A total of 5% of the community has test positive for the virus, meanwhile, 22.8% of the total population has gone through COVID-19 testing.
WIKIPEDIA: Maverick County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 54,258. Its county seat is Eagle Pass. The county was created in 1856 and organized in 1871. It is named for Samuel Maverick, cattleman and state legislator.
Est. POPULATION 2019 58,722  8.2%
About 95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Based on per capita income, Maverick County is one of the poorest counties in the United States.
According to the 2000 census, Maverick County has the nation’s highest percentage of people who speak Spanish at home, at 91%.
SOURCE: COVID: One in every 20 residents has tested positive, Maverick nears 3,000 confirmed cases. Aug 19, 2020. Eagle Pass News Leader, Eagle Pass, TX.