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El Paso surpasses 1,600 virus-related deaths

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced nine new coronavirus-related deaths and 444 new cases Wednesday morning.

The death toll in El Paso County reached 1,606, with the nine latest victims including...

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

Hospitalizations increased Wednesday morning from 466 to 476. There were also 177 patients listed in intensive care.

The number of known active cases decreased by nearly 100, now standing at 35,326.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 108,005 confirmed cases in El Paso with 70,499 reported recoveries - although doctors note some recovered persons may still experience ongoing health issues as a result of having been infected.

For a complete look at El Paso's Covid-19 data, click here.

Coronavirus / El Paso / News

Mauricio Casillas

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

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