EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The coronavirus death now stands at 845 in El Paso County.
The Department of Public Health announced 22 new virus-related deaths Friday morning. The latest fatalities included:
- 2 women in their 40s
- 3 women in their 50s
- 1 man in his 50s
- 2 men in their 60s
- 4 men in their 70s
- 1 woman in her 70s
- 4 women in their 80s
- 1 man in his 80s
- 2 men in their 90s
- 2 women in their 90s
Health officials also announced 1,062 new cases and 123 "delayed" positive results. These are results that the State of Texas is just now reporting to the local health department. Some of those delayed results are weeks old.
El Paso has set a new record for known active cases. The number on Friday now stands at 35,036. Thursday had marked the first time in more than six weeks that El Paso had seen a decrease in active cases.
Hospitalizations increased from 1,074 to 1,082. The number of patients in the ICU decreased from 315 to 307.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 79,162 confirmed cases, with 42,827 reported recoveries.
For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 data, click here.
El Paso has added 89 deaths this week to the official death toll with one day to go:— Erik Elken KVIA ABC-7 (@ErikElkenKVIA) November 20, 2020
• 22 deaths
• 430 additional deaths under investigation
• 1,062 new cases
• 35,036 active cases (record)
• 1,082 hospitalized
• 307 in ICU
• 219 on ventilatorshttps://t.co/o3yYbHZXTF pic.twitter.com/VmTAO9BrpO