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El Pasos virus death toll reaches 300 with 7 additional fatalities – KVIA El Paso

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EL PASO, Texas – Public health officials announced Monday morning that another seven people have died from Covid-19 in El Paso County, biringing the death toll to 300.

All of the deceased had underlying health conditions. They were identified as:

  • One woman in her 60’s.
  • One man in his 70’s
  • One woman in her 70’s.
  • One woman in her 80’s.
  • Three women in their 90’s.

Officials reported 88 new cases on Monday, bringing the total fo the pandemic to 16,396.

There were 101 new recoveries listed, which means a total of 12,047 people have recovered. However, research shows those who have recovered may still face long-term impacts from having contracted the virus.

Officials reported hospitalizations due to the virus decreased from 211 to 198. The last time the number of hospitalizations was below 200 was on July 3.

They indicated 73 of those patients were in the intensive care unit, while 41 were on ventilators.

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