• October 25, 2021
 COVID-19 Weekly Update: 76.8% Fully/89.2% Partially Vaccinated residents; 147,301 Total cases; Recoveries 142,351 w/1979 active; Eleven deaths, toll at 2817

COVID-19 Weekly Update: 76.8% Fully/89.2% Partially Vaccinated residents; 147,301 Total cases; Recoveries 142,351 w/1979 active; Eleven deaths, toll at 2817

This story will be updated as new information arrives regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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**(CDC WEEK ENDING 10/17/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,136,552 administered | 76.8% fully vaccinated | 89.2% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

147,301 cases| 2817 Deaths | 142,351 recoveries | 1979 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health 765 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 25 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.
The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 2, 32, 33, 37, 39, 40 and 41. We have begun CDC Week 42.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 142,289 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,891 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting eleven (11) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,817 deaths.

Nine of the 11 patients who passed away had underlying health conditions. They included:

2 – females in their 40s
1 – male in his 50s
1 – female in her 50s
2 – males in their 60s
1 – female in her 60s
2 – males in their 80s
1 – female in her 80s
1 – male in his 90s

Officials also reported 230 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. Three of the 11 deaths were breakthrough COVID-19 deaths. The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths is now 29 patients.

There are currently 134 (+9) patients currently hospitalized, with 45 (+6) in ICU, and 18 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 10/11/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,127,571 administered | 76.5% fully vaccinated | 88.7% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

146,479 cases| 2806 Deaths | 141,615 recoveries | 1910 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 893 new COVID-19 cases. There were 34 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 35, 37, 38, 39 and 40. We have begun CDC Week 41.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 141,544 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,863 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting Ten (10) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,806 deaths.

All 10 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

3 – males in their 50s
1 – female in her 50s
1 – female in her 60s
2 – males in their 70s
2 – females in their 80s
1 – female in her 90s

Officials reported 264 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. None of the deaths were breakthrough COVID-19 deaths. The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths remains at 26 patients.

There are currently 125 (+10) patients currently hospitalized, with 39 (-5) in ICU, and 21 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 10/4/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,120,808 administered | 76.3% fully vaccinated | 88.4% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

145,930 cases| 2800 Deaths | 141,226 recoveries | 1754 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 809 new COVID-19 cases. There were 17 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 30, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38 and 39. We have begun CDC Week 40.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 140,857 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,636 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting Nine (9) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,796 deaths.

All nine (9) patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

2 – males in their 40s
2 – males in their 50s
1 – male in his 70s
2 – males in their 80s
2 – females in their 80s

Officials also reported 211 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. Three of the deaths were breakthrough COVID-19 deaths and as noted, the three patients had underlying health conditions.

The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths now stands at 26 patients.

There are currently 115 (+12) patients currently hospitalized, with 44 (0) in ICU, and 24 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 9/26/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,106,260 administered | 75.7% fully vaccinated | 87.8% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

144,783 cases| 2787 Deaths | 140,338 recoveries | 1516 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported reported 192 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. One of the deaths was a breakthrough COVID-19 death and the patient had underlying health conditions.

The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths now stands at 23 patients.

There were 665 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 60 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Weeks 20, 28, 29, 39, 48, and 50; CDC 2021 Weeks 1, 3, 6, 13, 14, 19, 29, 31, 32, 34, 36, 37 and 38. We have begun CDC Week 39.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 140,211 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,466 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting eight (8) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,787 deaths.

Seven (7) of the eight (8) patients had underlying health conditions and one death had no underlying illness. They included:

1 – male in his 30s
1 – female in her 50s
2 – males in their 60s
1 – male in his 70s
1 – female in her 70s
1 – male in his 80s
1 – male in his 90s

Officials also reported 192 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. One of the deaths was a breakthrough COVID-19 death and the patient had underlying health conditions. The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths now stands at 23 patients.

There are currently 103 (-7) patients currently hospitalized, with 44 (-2) in ICU, and 29 (+13) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 9/19/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,086,627 administered | 75.1% fully vaccinated | 87.3% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

143,944 cases| 2780 Deaths | 139,560 recoveries | 1462 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported reported 171 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week.

There were 639 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 44 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 19, 20, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37. We have begun CDC Week 38.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 139,479 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,479 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Also, officials said that the State has confirmed five (5) new cases of the Delta variant in the community resulting in a total of 18 confirmed cases.

There are 2 males and 3 females. The patients were one child under the age of 12, two are in their 30s, one is in their 40s and one is in their 50s.

One of the patients was fully vaccinated and four were unvaccinated. None of the patients were hospitalized and two had underlying health conditions. All of them experienced mild symptoms.

Officials are also reporting eight (8) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,779 deaths.

All 8 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 60s
2 – females in their 60s
2 – males in their 70s
2 – males in their 80s
1 – female in her 80s

Four(4) of the new deaths were breakthrough COVID-19 deaths and all the patients had underlying health conditions. The cumulative total of breakthrough deaths now stands at 22 patients.

There are currently 110 (-7) patients currently hospitalized, with 46 (-1) in ICU, and 16 (+12) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 9/6/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,071,449 administered | 73.9% fully vaccinated | 86.4% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

142,713 cases| 2763 Deaths | 137,848 recoveries | 1753 active cases

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 159 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. NONE of the new deaths were breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, the cumulative total remains at 16 breakthrough deaths.

Also, othe area’s delta variant cases remains at 13 cases, as no additional cases have been confirmed.

There were 629 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 93 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Week 42; and CDC 2021 Weeks 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35. We have begun CDC Week 36.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 137,848 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,753 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting five (5) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,762 deaths.

All 5 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

3 – males in their 50s
1 – female in her 70s
1 – female in her 80s

There are currently 121 (+4) patients currently hospitalized, with 40 (-6) in ICU, and 17 (+1) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 8/29/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,059,693 administered | 72.9% fully vaccinated | 85.6% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

141,834 cases| 2757 Deaths | 137,038 recoveries | 1897 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 185 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. Three of the new deaths were known to be breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, for a cumulative total of 16 breakthrough deaths.

As noted above the three had underlying health conditions. Regarding the Delta variant we remain at 13 confirmed cases.

There were 827 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 115 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Week 33; and CDC 2021 Weeks 1, 25, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34. We have begun CDC Week 35.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 136,945 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,937 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,757 deaths.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 40s
1 – female in her 60s
2 – males in their 80s

There are currently 117 (-6) patients currently hospitalized, with 46 (0) in ICU, and 16 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 8/22/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 688,420 of 12y/o+)

1,048,078 administered | 72% fully vaccinated | 84.8% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

140,915 cases| 2753 Deaths | 136,154 recoveries | 1794 active cases

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported reported 193 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week.

One of the new deaths was known to be breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, for a cumulative total of 13 breakthrough deaths.

There were 840 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 204 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Week 33 and 44; and CDC 2021 Weeks 15, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33. We have begun CDC Week 34.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 136,154 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,794 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting nine (9) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,753 deaths.

All 9 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – female in her 40s
3 – males in their 50s
2 – males in their 70s
2 – females in their 80s
1 – male in his 90s

There are currently 123 patients currently hospitalized, with 46 in ICU, and 19 Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 8/15/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)

1,035,819 administered | 71.1% fully vaccinated | 83.8% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 189 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week.

One of the new deaths was known to be breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, for a cumulative total of 12 breakthrough deaths.

There were 750 new COVID-19 cases reported. There were 83 additional cases that were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Week 43 and CDC 2021 Weeks 3, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32. We have begun CDC Week 33.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 135,396 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,515 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week. There have been no additional confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the community beyond the three (3) cases confirmed in late July.

Officials are also reporting Fourteen (14) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,744 deaths.

All 14 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 40s
3 – males in their 60s
2 – females in their 70s
3 – males in their 70s
4 – males in their 80s
1 – male in his 90s

There are currently 98 (+38) patients currently hospitalized, with 42(+28) in ICU, and 14 (+8) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 8/7/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)

1,023,088 administered | 70.4% fully vaccinated | 82.6% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 199 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. One of the new deaths is known to be a breakthrough COVID-19 death, for a cumulative total of 11 breakthrough deaths.

There were 692 new COVID-19 cases reported. Ninety-one (91) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25, 29, 30 and 31. We have begun CDC Week 32.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 134,739 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,354 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials also reported seven (7) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,730 deaths.

Six of the patients had underlying health conditions and one had no underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 40s
1 – female in her 50s
1 – female in her 60s
1 – male in his 70s
2 – females in their 80s (one of the two had no underlying health conditions)
1 – male in his 90s

There are currently 90 (+24) patients currently hospitalized, with 31 (+4) in ICU, and 13 (+2) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 7/31/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)

1,009,961 administered | 69.7% fully vaccinated | 81.4% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 145 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases this past CDC week. Three of the new deaths are known to be breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, for a cumulative total of 10 breakthrough deaths.

There were 562 new COVID-19 cases reported during CDC week 30. Fifty-two (52) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2020 Week 31 and CDC 2021 Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30. We have begun CDC Week 31.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 134,274 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 1,048 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting Fourteen (14) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,723 deaths.

All 14 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 20s
1 – male in his 50s
3 – males in their 60s
1 – male in his 70s
3 – males in their 80s
2 – females in their 80s
2 – males in their 90s
1 – female in her 90s

There are currently 66 (+6) patients currently hospitalized, with 27 (+13) in ICU, and 11 (+5) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 7/25/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)  996,369 administered | 68.8% fully vaccinated | 80.2% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

137,237 cases (+351) | 2709 Deaths (+25)
133,981 recoveries (+159) |750 active cases (+144)

Monday afternoon, officials with the Department of Public Health reported the cumulative total of breakthrough COVID-19 cases is 445. None of the new deaths are known to be breakthrough COVID-19 deaths, keeping the cumulative total of breakthrough deaths at seven (7).

There were 324 new COVID-19 cases reported. Twenty-seven (27) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 20, 26, 27, 28 and 29. We have begun CDC Week 30.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 133,981 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 750 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting Twenty-five (25) deaths were reported, for a cumulative total number of 2,709 deaths.

All 25 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

2 – males in their 30s
1 – male in his 40s
1 – male in his 50s
3 – males in their 60s
1 – female in her 60s
4 – males in their 70s
3 – females in their 70s
4 – males in their 80s
4 – females in their 80s
1 – male in his 90s
1 – female in her 90s

There are currently 69 (+9) patients currently hospitalized, with 19 (+5) in ICU, and 9 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 7/18/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)

982,877 administered | 68% fully vaccinated | 79% partially vaccinated

TOTAL Cases in the region:

137,237 cases (+526) | 2684 Deaths (+13)
133,839 recoveries (+293) |606 active cases (+297)

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 320 new COVID-19 cases reported. Seven (7) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during CDC 2021 Weeks 18, 24, 25, and 27. We have begun CDC Week 29.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 133,833 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 591 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Officials are also reporting thirteen (13) deaths, for a cumulative total number of 2,684 deaths.

All 13 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 30s
3 – males in their 50s
1 – male in his 60s
3 – males in their 70s
1 – female in her 70s
3 – males in their 80s
1 – female in her 80s

There are currently 60 (-15) patients currently hospitalized, with 14 (-1) in ICU, and 6 (-1) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 7/11/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)  966,721 administered | 66.9% fully vaccinated | 77.7% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health provided their weekly update on COVID-19 cases in the region.

179 new COVID-19 cases were reported, as well as seven (7) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during the CDC 2021 Week 24, 25, 26 and 27. We have begun CDC Week 28.

Health officials advised that a cumulative total of 133,697 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 413 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Fifteen (15) deaths were reported, for a cumulative total number of 2,671 deaths.

All 15 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

4 – males in their 50s

2 – females in their 60s

2 – males in their 70s

5 – males in their 80s

2 – females in their 80s

There are currently 48 (+3) patients currently hospitalized, with 14 (-1) in ICU, and 5 (-2) Patients on ventilators.

**(CDC WEEK ENDING 7/4/2021)

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health provided their  weekly update on COVID-19 cases in the region.

Officials reported 126 new COVID-19 cases reported. Six (6) additional cases were part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from tests conducted during the CDC 2021 Week 26

DPH officials are also reporting a cumulative total of 133,601 individuals have recovered from COVID-19; and 343 cases were reported to be active at the close of the CDC week.

Fourteen (14) deaths were reported, for a cumulative total number of 2,656 deaths.

All 14 patients had underlying health conditions. They included:

1 – male in his 20s
1 – male in his 30s
1 – female in her 50s
3 – males in their 50s
3 – females in their 60s
2 – females in their 70s
1 – female in her 80s
2 – males in their 80s

There are currently 45 (-2) patients currently hospitalized, with 15 (-3) in ICU, and 7 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

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