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El Paso reports 1 new virus death, 206 new cases; hospitalizations reach new peak

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health reported one new coronavirus-related death and 206 new cases Monday morning.

The latest victim was identified as a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions.

The death toll now stands at 152 in El Paso County.

Monday marked the first time El Paso did not record at least 350 new cases in a week.

Hospitalizations reached a new peak of 285 on Monday, an increase of eight patients from Sunday. There are 91 patients requiring intensive care, and 36 people on ventilators.

There have now been 9,716 confirmed cases with 5,879 reported recoveries. That left El Paso with 3,685 active cases on Monday, which is a new record.

For a complete look at the health department's data, click here.

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El Paso native Mauricio Casillas is a former co-anchor of ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.


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