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El Paso sees 2 new virus deaths, 85 additional cases

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Two new coronavirus-related deaths were announced by the El Paso Health Department on Tuesday morning.

The death toll in El Paso County now stands at 467.

Health officials said the victims were a woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s, both with underlying health conditions.

The health department also announced 85 new cases and 10 "delayed" positive results. These are weeks-old results that the state is just now reporting to local health officials.

El Paso currently has 2,770 known active cases. Since the start of the pandemic, 21,826 confirmed cases have been identified in El Paso, with 18,468 reported recoveries - although some who have recovered can still face health issues from having been infected.

For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 data, click here.

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Mauricio Casillas

El Paso native Mauricio Casillas co-anchors ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.



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