EL PASO, Texas – El Paso health officials reported two new coronavirus deaths Sunday morning, raising the death toll to 293 and marking the 21st consecutive day of virus-related deaths reported in the county.
The latest victims were two men, one in his 60s and the other in his 70s. Men have now calculated a much larger number of deaths than women in El Paso across the pandemic.
Health executives also recorded 268 new cases of the virus on Sunday, bringing the infection to 16,308. Of these, 4,362 cases are considered active – a new record high – surpassing 4,037 activists on July 21st.
As of Sunday, there have been 11,946 recoveries – although research suggests that some people recovering from the virus face long-term health issues as a result of the infection.
Hospitals continued a downward decline Sunday morning in 211 patients. This is the lowest number of people who have been infected with the virus since July 5. The data showed that 72 of those patients were currently seeking intensive care while 40 were in ventilators.
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