UTEP announces COVID-19 milestone


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The University of Texas at El Paso had no reports of a single positive COVID-19 case on Monday – a first since the global pandemic began in El Paso.

University president Heather Wilson says it has been 437 days since the school’s first reported a positive case. Over 59,000 tests have been conducted by the campus since.

The milestone comes as the city reported one positive COVID-19 case in the region, a statistic not seen since the early days when the virus began to spread in the area.

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