El Paso COVID-19 data shows a rise in new, active cases

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Data recorded by the city of El Paso shows new positive cases of COVID-19 are rising in the county, along with total active cases.

On July 12, the city reported 413 active cases. On Saturday, data showed active cases jumped to 572.

There were 74 new cases also reported Saturday, along with one new death, bringing the total to 2,684 virus-related deaths.

Data shows 67.8 percent of eligible El Pasoans are fully vaccinated. City health leaders continue encouraging the community to get the COVID-19 vaccine if they are 12 and older with the start of school in just a few weeks and several variants spreading across the country.

To review the city’s COVID-19 data, CLICK HERE.

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