EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The coronavirus death toll stands at 259, after the El Paso Department of Public Health announced seven new deaths Thursday morning.
The latest victims were identified as...
- Man in his 50s
- Woman in her 60s, without underlying health conditions
- Man in his 70s
- 2 men in their 80s
- Woman in her 80s
- Man in his 90s
Health officials also announced 132 new cases. There are 3,204 known active cases, which is 71 fewer than Wednesday. It's the fourth straight day that El Paso has seen a drop in known active cases.
Since the pandemic began, El Paso has had 13,939 confirmed cases. The number of recoveries was not immediately made available by the health department.
Hospitalizations increased 13 from 266 to 279. The number of patients in the ICU decreased from 106 to 104. There are 50 patients on ventilators.
In the past seven days, on average, 9.13% of tests done in El Paso County are coming back positive.
For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 data, click here.