EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced 14 coronavirus-related deaths, and the record for hospitalizations in the county was also broken Wednesday morning.
The death toll stands at 696 in El Paso County. The victims were identified as:
- 1 man in his 50s
- 1 woman in her 50s
- 1 man in his 60s
- 1 woman in her 60s
- 1 man in his 70s
- 1 woman in her 70s
- 2 men in their 80s
- 1 woman in her 80s
- 3 men in their 90s
- 2 women in their 90s
Hospitalizations increased from 1,076 to 1,091. The number of patients in the ICU decreased by 40 to 279.
Health officials reported 863 new cases, along with 970 "delayed" positive results. Some of these "delayed" results are more than four-weeks old.
There are currently 29,118 known active cases -- a new record. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 67,484 confirmed cases of the virus with 37,275 reported recoveries. Doctors note that some recovered persons can still suffer ongoing health impacts as a result of having been infected.
For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 data, click here.