COVID-19 update: 11 new virus deaths, 199 new cases

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Wednesday, the City of El Paso Department of Health reported 11 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 2,097.

Deaths did not occur on the same day, rather over a period of about four months.

All 11 patients had underlying health conditions. They include one male in his 50s, one male in his 60s, two females in their 60s, three males in their 70s, three females in their 80s and one male in his 80s.

The Health Department also reported 199 new cases, as well as 77 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 (2020 Week) 46, 49, 50, 52, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. We are currently in CDC Week 9.

There are 5,783 active cases. Health officials advised that 116,182 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

There are 313 hospitalizations. 122 in the ICU, and 88 are on ventilators.

Visit epstrong.org to view more detailed COVID-19 data and dshs.texas.gov for the state’s vaccine data dashboard

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