El Paso reports 22 new virus deaths, close to 2,000 cases

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Thursday morning, the El Paso Department of Public Health reported a record 1,920 new cases and 22 virus-related deaths.

According to a release, the deaths did not occur on the same day, but rather between the third week of August and first week of November.

All 22 patients reportedly had underlying conditions. They include one man in his 40s, two men in their 50s, one woman in her 50s, three females in their 60s, two men in their 60s, eight men in their 70s, two women in their 70s, one man in his 80s and two women in their 90s.

Additionally, the city is also reporting 154 additional cases as part of the delayed local results.

There were 1,003 people hospitalized and 292 people in the ICU. There are 22,954 active cases.

Health officials said that 34,528 individuals, or 59.1 percent, have recovered from COVID-19, with 58,429 total cases reported in El Paso.

On Wednesday, the Health Department reported 3,100 cases; however, City officials said the number was inflated because of uploading delays.

The City will be holding a news conference at 3 p.m. to provide an update on the COVID-19 data. KTSM 9 News will stream the conference at that time.

For a complete look at COVID-19 data, visit epstrong.org.

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