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40% of eligible El Pasoans now vaccinated; 13 new virus deaths


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced 13 new coronavirus-related deaths and 174 new cases Thursday.

El Paso County's pandemic death toll now stands at 2,535. There are 48 additional suspected Covid-19 deaths currently being investigated by the health department.

The latest fatality victims were identified as:

  • 1 man in his 40s
  • 2 men in their 50s
  • 2 women in their 50s
  • 1 man in his 60s
  • 2 women in their 70s
  • 3 men in their 70s
  • 1 woman in her 80s
  • 1 man in his 80s

El Paso health department data shows that 40% of El Pasoans over the age of 16 are now fully vaccinated, with 62.4% having received at least one shot.

The number of known active cases now stands at 2,407, an increase of 24 from Wednesday.

There are 153 Covid-19 patients (-20) in El Paso hospitals, with 48 (-3) of those patients in intensive care units.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 133,982 confirmed virus cases in El Paso with 128,925 reported recoveries.

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