8 new deaths reported in El Paso as the number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 2,400

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The City of El Paso reported eight new COVID-19 deaths as the number of COVID-19 cases in El Paso increased by 68 Wednesday morning.

There are now 2,461 cases and 68 deaths in the El Paso area, according to the City’s data page.

In a news release, the city identified the victims as:

  • Two women in their 80s
  • One woman in her 90s
  • One man in his 40s
  • One man in his 50s
  • One man in his 60s
  • One man in his 70s
  • One man in his 80s

The latest update shows 1,385 people have recovered, leaving 1,008 cases still active. Of those cases, 110 are in the hospital, 65 are in the ICU and 25 are on ventilators.

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