COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations and active cases see decrease


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Thursday, the City of El Paso Department of Health reported 153 hospitalizations, which is a decrease of 20 from Wednesday’s data.

48 are on ICU and 30 are on ventilators, both categories saw a decrease of three from the day before.

Active cases are at 2,407, which is also dropped by 24 from Wednesday, and there are 128,925 recovered cases.

As far as other data, 174 new positive cases were announced, which brings the total amount of cases to 133,982.

18 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health were also reported. The results are from the tests conducted during the 2021 CDC Weeks 7, 9, 15, 16 and 17. We are currently in CDC Week 17.

13 new deaths were also reported and 48 deaths are under review, according to the city.

These deaths do not occur on the same day, but rather over a period of more than five months.

All 13 patients had underlying conditions. They include one male in his 40s, two males in their 50s, two females in their 50s, one male in his 60s, two females in their 70s, three males in their 70s, one female in her 80s and one male in his 80s.

Visit to view more detailed COVID-19 data 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.