For 2nd day in a row, El Paso reaches new high: 838 new COVID-19 cases


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The City of El Paso Department of Health reported another record-high on Friday, with 838 new COVID-19 cases reported. No deaths were reported.

The Health Department also reported 16 additional cases that are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 29, 41 and 42.

El Paso shattered another record on Friday, with 7,399 active cases. There were also 423 hospitalizations and 112 patients in the ICU.

Health officials said that 23,387 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

City officials will update the media this afternoon. This article will be updated with any new information at that time.

For a detailed look at COVID-19 data for El Paso, visit

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