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Teen among 11 new virus deaths in El Paso; 2nd teen death to date

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health reported 11 new coronavirus-related deaths Friday.

The victims included a male teenager, as well as:

  • 2 women in their 50s
  • 1 man in his 60s
  • 1 woman in her 60s
  • 3 women in their 70s
  • 2 men in their 70s
  • 1 men in his 90s

All had underlying health conditions.

This is the second teenager to die of the virus in El Paso to date.

It brings the death toll to 1,280 in El Paso County. There are also 568 suspected Covid-19 deaths currently under investigation by local health officials.

Hospitalizations dropped from 565 to 557. The number of ICU patients also increased from 211 to 218.

There are 36,191 known active cases in El Paso.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 94,530 confirmed cases in El Paso, with 56,459 reported recoveries. Doctors caution some recovered persons may still have ongoing health issues due to having once been infected.

For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 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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