El Paso reports 13 new virus deaths; More active cases than Dallas and Harris counties combined


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) – El Paso of the Department of Public Health reported 13 new coronovirus-related deaths on Tuesday morning.

The death toll in El Paso County now stands at 782.

Health officials also announced 994 new cases. This brings the number of known active cases to 34,487.

For perspective, El Paso County has more active cases than Dallas County and Harris County (Houston area).

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, there are 14,120 active cases in Dallas County. There are 12,961 in Harris County. Combined, the two counties have an estimated population of 7.3 million people.

El Paso County has a population of close to 840,000.

Hospitalization increased to 1,120, which is almost a record. The ICU of El Paso has 313 Kovid-19 patients.

Since the onset of the epidemic, El Paso has had 76,075 confirmed cases and 40,353 recoveries.

For a complete information on El Paso’s Kovid-19 data, click here.

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