Skip to Content
Military

2 more soldiers test positive as number of virus cases at Fort Bliss grows to 3

fort bliss main gate
Getty Images via CNN
The main gate to the Fort Bliss Army Base.

FORT BLISS, Texas -- Two additional soldiers at Fort Bliss have tested positive for novel coronavirus, military officials said late Saturday night, bringing the total number of cases at the U.S Army post in El Paso to three.

The two new soldiers infected were roommates of the first soldier who tested positive on Friday at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, said Fort Bliss spokesman Gilbert Telles.

All three of the cases involve members of an Army Reserve unit assigned to the 77th Human Resources Company out of New York City. That unit had recently reported for training on Fort Bliss, Telles said.

With the two additional Fort Bliss cases, that brings the total number of virus infections in El Paso County to nine.

El Paso / Health / News / Top Stories

Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.

Comments

17 Comments

  1. Come January 2021 Trump is going to be dragged out of his White House bedroom by the secret service and given a bus ticket back to Mar a Lago where he’ll forever babble that it was CNN’S fault that he lost the election to Joe Biden.

    1. Funniest hyperbolic rant I’ve seen all year. TDS much? Delusional much? Losing the election to crazy dementia child molester Joe Biden? You watch too much fake news CNN and MSNBC. President Trump will win in a total landslide November 2020.

      1. Trump might win in a landslide if enough Coconuts like you vote Republican. Definition of Coconut—Brown on the outside, but white in the inside. Tuck Frump!

  2. Trump is the lyingest, dumbest, and worst bully not elected by Popular vote “president” —Republican or Democrat ever. If you settle for a candidate like that what does it say about you?

Leave a Reply