COVID-19 update: 24 new virus deaths, 313 new cases

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Thursday, the City of El Paso Department of Health reported 24 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 1,950.

The deaths did not occur on the same day, rather over a period of about six months, according to the city. There are 404 deaths are under review.

All four patients had underlying health conditions. They include one male in his 30s, three males in their 50s, three males in their 60s, three females in their 60s, three females in their 70s, three males in their 70s, two females in their 80s, three males in their 80s, one male in his 90s and two females in their 90s.

The Health Department also reported 313 new cases, bringing to cumulative number of positive cases to 120,556. There are also 38 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 44, 45, 46, 47, 51, 52, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7. We are currently in CDC Week 7.

There are 7,347 active cases, another decrease of 172 from Wednesday’s data. There are 389 hospitalizations, 155 in the ICU and 98 are on ventilators.

Health officials advised that 110,810 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

Visit epstrong.org to view more detailed COVID-19 data and dshs.texas.gov for the state’s vaccine data dashboard.

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