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El Paso reports 48 new virus cases — fewest since early September


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced one coronavirus-related death and 48 new cases Tuesday.

That marks the fewest new cases reported in El Paso County since Sept. 9.

The latest fatality was a man in his 50s, so El Paso's pandemic death toll now stands at 2,541. There are 49 additional suspected Covid-19 deaths currently being investigated by the health department.

El Paso health department data shows that 43.3% of El Pasoans over the age of 16 are now fully vaccinated, with 64.4% having received at least one.

The number of known active cases now stands at 2,230.

There are 147 (+2) Covid-19 patients in El Paso hospitals, with 45 (-1) of those patients in intensive care units.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 134,441 confirmed virus cases in El Paso with 129,552 reported recoveries.

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

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Mauricio Casillas

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


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