Nearly 1000 new El Paso virus cases for week, record hospitalizations; death toll grows to 127 – KVIA El Paso

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The cumulative infection tally reached 5,330, of which 990 of those cases – accounting for 18% of the overall total – had been reported over the previous seven days.

To date, health authorities showed 3,613 El Pasoans had actually recovered from the infection.

Recently launched health department information Saturday early morning showed 113 new everyday cases and one extra death. The most recent fatality was a male in his 90s with underlying health conditions.

EL PASO, Texas– As the week waned on Saturday, El Paso had actually posted almost 1,000 new coronavirus cases because span, set a record for hospitalizations and saw its death toll grow to 127.

Hospitalizations reached a record high on Saturday at 121. Of those clients, the information showed 63 were noted in intensive care with 21 requiring ventilators.

Saturday marked the fifth straight day of triple-digit case boosts and topped a week that likewise saw El Pasos biggest single-day case spike of 223 on Friday.

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