El Paso Health Department reports 8 new COVID-related deaths

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The El Paso Health Department reported eight new virus-related deaths on Tuesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 1,220.

Deaths under investigation are now at 576.

The Health Department also reported 188 new virus cases, as well as 44 additional cases that are part of the delayed local results issued by the State. The results are from tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 29, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49 and 50. We are currently in CDC Week 51.

The total number of positive cases is at 93,455, with 37,031 of the cases classified as currently active within the community.

Hospitalizations due to the virus decreased to 600. There are 237 patients in the ICU and 161 are on ventilators.

For a more detailed look at COVID-19 data, visit the City’s COVID-19 dashboard at epstrong.org.

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