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El Paso sees 5 virus deaths, youngest victim in 30s, as active cases increase once again


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced five new coronavirus-related deaths and 154 new cases Friday morning.

The deaths include a man in his 30s, a man in his 60s, a man and a woman in their 70s, and a woman in her 80s.

The pandemic death toll in El Paso now stands at 2,413, with 101 additional suspected Covid-19 deaths currently under investigation by local health officials.

The number of known active cases now stands at 2,155, an increase of 24 from Thursday.

Hospitalizations now stand at 163 (-1), with 55 (-3) patients still in the ICU.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 129,884 confirmed cases and 125,151 reported recoveries in El Paso.

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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