EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) – The El Paso Department of Public Health on Wednesday announced 13 coronovirus-related deaths and 255 new cases.
The death toll in El Paso County now stands at 252.
The 13 plagues make Wednesday the second deadliest virus day for El Paso. The previous record of 15 was set last week.
El Paso health officials have now reported direct virus deaths for ten days, including 21 of the last 23 days – and 24 of 29 days in July.
The Health Department on Wednesday identified the victims as:
- Women in their 40s
- 2 men in their 50s
- 2 men in their 60s
- 2 women in their 60s
- Humans in their 70s
- Women in the 70s
- 2 men in 80s
- Women in their 80s
- 90s woman
Only one of the men suffered in the 50s who did not have underlying medical conditions according to the Department of Health.
There are currently 3,275 known active cases. That is 96 less than the day before.
Since the pandemic began, 13,807 confirmed cases have occurred, with more than 10,000 recoveries.
After hospitalization, it again decreased from 282 to 266. The number of patients in the ICU of El Paso also decreased from 114 to 106. There are 53 patients on the ventilator, an all-time high.
In the last seven days, an average of 9.04% of tests conducted in El Paso have come out positive.
For a complete look at the statistics of Kovid-19 of the Department of Public Health, click here.
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