El Paso COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths, 30 new cases

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso began Monday morning by reporting 30 new cases and two deaths in the latest COVID-19 update.

The latest deaths bring the total number of fatal cases to 80.

City of El Paso officials identified the two latest victims as a man in his 50s and a woman in her 90s, both with underlying medical conditions.

El Paso’s COVID-19 cases by the numbers:

  • Total number of positive cases: 2,794
  • Total deaths: 80
  • Number of recoveries: 1,621
  • Currently infected: 1,093
  • In the hospital: 99
  • In the ICU: 56
  • On ventilators: 29

“Today is another somber day for our community, we send our thoughts and prayers to the families of these two individuals,” said Dr. Hector Ocaranza, City/County Local Health Authority. “We know that for young adults, COVID-19 might be a mild disease, but the virus can be transmitted to a vulnerable loved one that may suffer severe complications, including death, from the disease.”

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