3 new virus deaths in El Paso; records again set for active cases, hospitalizations & ICU patients – KVIA El Paso


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA)– The El Paso Department of Public Health announced 3 new coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday morning.

The death toll now stands at 563 in El Paso County. The victims were recognized as:

1 woman in her 60s1 male in his 70s1 female in her 80s

Health officials revealed 670 new cases and 55 “postponed” favorable outcomes that the state is just now reporting to the local health department.

Hospitalizations also increased to 578– which is another new record; almost 4 out of 10 El Pasoans hospitalized are being treated for Covid-19. There are 148 clients in the ICU, which is also another record for El Paso.

For a total take a look at El Pasos Covid-19 data, click here.

El Paso County currently has 8,820 known active cases. This is a record that El Paso has actually broken for the past 15 days.

Since the start of the pandemic, El Paso has had 34,760 confirmed cases and 25,209 reported recoveries; physicians keep in mind that recovered persons might still experience long-term health concerns from having been contaminated.

All had underlying health conditions.

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