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El Paso has 4 added virus deaths, 273 new cases

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Health Department reported four new coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday morning.

The latest victims included:

  • 1 man in his 40s
  • 1 woman in her 60s
  • 1 man in his 70s
  • 1 man in his 80s

El Paso County's pandemic death toll has now increased to 1,524.

There were still 568 deaths listed as under investigation on Tuesday. These are suspected Covid-19 fatalities that have yet to be confirmed, although historically the majority of suspected deaths end up being confirmed by health authorities. For perspective, there were 557 deaths under investigation on Monday.

Health officials also announced 273 new cases on Tuesday. The number of active cases increased slightly to 35,487.

As of Tuesday morning there were 416 Covid-19 patients in El Paso's hospitals, marking an increase of 24. There are 157 patients in intensive care, and 101 are on ventilators.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 104,085 confirmed cases in El Paso, with 66,473 reported recoveries.

Complete El Paso health department virus data can be found at EPStrong.org.

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Mauricio Casillas

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

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