Double-digit decreases in hospitalizations and patients on ventilators

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Friday, data on epstrong.org showed double-digit decreases in patients hospitalized and on ventilators. There were 236 patients hospitalized, which is a decrease of 23 from Thursday’s data. Also, there were 70 patients listed on ventilators, another decrease of 25 from the day before.

As for other data, The Health Department also reported 191 new cases, as well as 15 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 2021 Weeks 3, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10. We are currently in CDC Week 10.

12 new coronavirus-related deaths, which brings the total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 2,234, were also reported by the City of El Paso Department of Health.

These deaths did not occur on the same day, rather over a period of more than seven months, according to the city.

All 12 patients had underlying health conditions. They include one female in her 40s, one male in his 50s, one male in his 60s, two females in their 60s, three males in their 70s, one female in her 70s, one male in his 80s, one female in her 80s and one male in his 90s.

There are 3,853 active cases. Health officials advised that 120,064 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

Visit epstrong.org to view more detailed COVID-19 data 

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