EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Five new coronavirus-related deaths and 169 new COVID-19 cases are being reported Thursday by the El Paso Department of Health. The death toll is now 285.
All of the patients had underlying health conditions. They include:
- 3 males in their 70s
- 1 male in his 80s
- 1 female in her 80s.
There are 248 patients in the hospital, 89 in the ICU and 35 on ventilators, according to a city release.
Currently, there are 15,596 cases in El Paso, with 3,745 cases being listed as active. The city is also reporting 11,566 patients as having recovered from the virus.
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