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El Paso reports 7 new virus deaths, ranging in age from 40s to 80s

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EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Department of Public Health announced seven coronavirus-related deaths and 24 new cases Tuesday morning.

The latest fatalities included:

  • 1 – man in his 40s
  • 1 – woman in her 40s
  • 1 – man in his 50s
  • 1 – woman in her 50s
  • 1 – man in his 60s
  • 1 – woman in her 70s
  • 1 – woman in her 80s

It's important to note that it can sometimes take months for the health department to report a Covid-19 death, so these latest virus fatalities did not happen on the same day.

El Paso County's pandemic death toll is now at 2,640.

El Paso health department data shows that 61.8% of eligible El Pasoans are now fully vaccinated, with 74.2% having received at least one dose.

As of Monday, there were 274 active infections among individuals in the county. Officials also said there were 48 El Pasoans hospitalized with Covid infections, with 19 of those patients listed in intensive care.

Complete El Paso health department Covid-19 data can be found online at EPstrong.org.

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Mauricio Casillas

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

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