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El Paso sets new records with more than 900 virus hospitalizations, over 200 in ICU; 3 new deaths

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- El Paso County continues to break unwanted coronavirus records.

The El Paso Department of Public Health announced three new deaths and 854 new cases Wednesday morning.

Hospitalizations also increased to 908, with 223 patients in the ICU. Both of those are record-high numbers.

The latest fatality victims were identified as a man in his 60s and two men in their 70s; all had underlying health conditions.

The death toll in El Paso County now stands at 583.

There are now 13,653 known active cases.

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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