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

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

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

1 woman in her 60s
1 male in his 70s
1 lady in her 80s

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

All had underlying health conditions.

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

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

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

Considering that the start of the pandemic, El Paso has actually had 34,760 verified cases and 25,209 reported recoveries; physicians keep in mind that recovered persons may still experience long-term health issues from having actually been infected.

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