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El Paso reaches 145 virus deaths; 350 new cases reported

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced one new coronavirus death and 350 new cases Thursday morning.

It's the second day in a row that El Paso County has reported more than 300 cases. The county set a record Wednesday with 393 cases.

The health department identified the victim as a woman in her 80s with no underlying conditions.

El Paso's death toll now stands at 145.

There have now been 8,385 confirmed cases, and of those 3,085 are considered active -- which is a new all-time high. There have now been 5,155 confirmed recoveries.

Hospitalizations decreased for the first time in weeks, down just one patient from 259 to 258. However, the number of patients needing intensive care increased from 75 to 81. There are 33 patients currently on ventilators.

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

Coronavirus / El Paso / Health / News

Mauricio Casillas

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



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