• June 12, 2021

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: January 2021

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from January 2021.

For the most recent health developments on COVID-19, please visit our up-to-the-minute page; for official info, click below.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)   |   World Health Organization    |    City of El Paso Department of Public Health

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***(1/31/2021)

On Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Health reported 480 new cases; as well as 12 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Weeks) 44, 45, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2, 3 and 4. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 75,832 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,529 active cases.

Officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, which occurred over a period of about (2) months.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 50s

1 – male in his 70s

1 – male in his 80s

There are currently 422 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 165 (-1) in ICU, and 91 (-6) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/30/2021)

On Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Health reported 464 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 29 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Weeks) 45, 50, 51, 52 and (2021 Weeks) 2, 3 and 4. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 75,398 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,473 active cases.

Officials are also reporting eight (8) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than three (3) months.

All 8 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 30s

1 – female in her 50s

1 – female in her 60s

1 – male in his 60s

1 – male in his 70s

1 – female in her 80s

1 – male in his 80s

1 – male in his 90s

There are currently 427 (-10) patients currently hospitalized, with 166 (+1) in ICU, and 97 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/29/2021)

On Friday morning, officials with the Department of Health reported 368 new cases; as well as 25 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the DPH. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 52 and (2021 Weeks) 3 and 4. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 75,188 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,197 active cases.

Officials are also reporting six (6) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than two (2) months.

All 6 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – males in their 60s

1 – male in his 70s

1 – female in her 70s

2 – males in their 80s

There are currently 437 (-16) patients currently hospitalized, with 165 (-3) in ICU, and 94 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/28/2021)

On Thursday morning, DPH officials reported 530 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 40 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Weeks) 46, 47, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2, 3 and 4. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 74,884 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,114 active cases.

Officials are also reporting fourteen (14) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than six (6) months.

All 14 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s

3 – males in their 60s

4 – males in their 70s

4 – males in their 80s

1 – female in her 80s

1 – male in his 90s

There are currently 453 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 168 (+8) in ICU, and 97 (+5) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/27/2021)

Wednesday morning, DPH officials reported 566 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 62 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Weeks) 43, 46, 47, 50, 51, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 74,083 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,356 active cases.

Officials are also reporting ten (10) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than two (2) months.

All 10 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – males in their 40s

1 – female in her 50s

2 – females in their 60s

1 – male in his 60s

1 – female in her 70s

1 – male in his 70s

2 – males in his 80s

There are currently 458 (+13) patients currently hospitalized, with 160 (+12) in ICU, and 92 (-1) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/26/2021)

On Tuesday morning, DPH officials reported 654 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 12 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 73,602 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,225 active cases.

Officials are also reporting five (5) deaths, which occurred over a period of about two (2) months.

All 5 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s

1 – male in his 60s

3 – females in their 70s

Officials are also reporting

There are currently 445 (+16) patients currently hospitalized, with 148 (+3) in ICU, and 93 (+4) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/25/2021)

Monday morning, DPH officials reported 254 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 16 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the 2021 CDC Week 3. We are currently in CDC Week 4.

Health officials advised that 73,057 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,126 active cases.

Officials are also reporting reporting three (3) deaths, which occurred over a period of about two (2) months.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 50s

1 – male in his 70s

1 – female in her 70s

There are currently 429 (+2) patients currently hospitalized, with 145 (-1) in ICU, and 89 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/24/2021)

On Sunday morning, DPH officials reported 519 new cases; as well as 18 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the 2021 CDC Weeks 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 72,647 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,270 active cases.

Officials are also reporting reporting two (2) deaths, which occurred over a period of about one (1) month.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 –male in his 70s

1 – male in his 100s

There are currently 427 (-45) patients currently hospitalized, with 146 (-19) in ICU, and 94 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/23/2021)

Saturday morning, DPH officials reported 462 new cases; as well as 19 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 44, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 72,306 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,080 active cases.

Officials are also reporting reporting five (5) deaths, which occurred over a period of about two (2) months.

All 5 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 –male in his 50s

1 – female in her 50s

1 – male in his 60s

1 – male in his 70s

1 – male in his 80s

There are currently 472 (+1) patients currently hospitalized, with 165 (-1) in ICU, and 99 (-8) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/22/2021)

On Friday morning, DPH officials reported 525 new cases; as well as 22 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 27, 29, 33, 38, 46, 51, 52 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 71,891 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,021 active cases.

Officials are also reporting twelve (12) deaths, which occurred over a period of about six (6) months.

All 12 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 50s

2 – males in their 60s

2 – females in their 60s

2 – males in their 70s

5 – males in their 80s

There are currently 471 (+19) patients currently hospitalized, with 166 (+4) in ICU, and 107 (+4) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/21/2021)

Thursday morning, DPH officials reported 531 new cases; as well as 25 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 46, 47, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1, 2 and 3. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 71,429 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,943 active cases.

Officials are also reporting eighteen (18) deaths, which occurred over a period of about three (3) months.

All 18 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – females in their 30s

2 – females in their 40s

1 – male in his 50s

6 – males in his 60s

2 – females in their 60s

2 – males in their 70s

1 – female in her 70s

3 – males in their 80s

There are currently 452 (-24) patients currently hospitalized, with 162 (-15) in ICU, and 103 (+2) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/20/2021)

On Wednesday morning, DPH officials reported 444 new cases; as well as 9 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 47, 50 and (2021 Weeks) 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 70,499 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,327 active cases.

Officials are also reporting nine (9) deaths, which occurred over a period of about three (3) months.

All 9 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – males in their 40s

1 – female in her 60s

2 – males in their 60s

2 – males in their 70s

1 – female in her 70s

1 – male in his 80s

There are currently 476 (+10) patients currently hospitalized, with 177 (+12) in ICU, and 101 (-6) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/19/2021)

Tuesday morning, DPH officials reported 353 new cases; as well as 8 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC (2020 Week) 41 and (2021 Weeks) 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 69,958 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,422 active cases.

Officials are also reporting seven (7) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than two (2) months.

All 7 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 20s

2 – females in their 40s

1 – female in her 60s

1 – female in her 70s

1 –male in his 70s

1 – male in his 80s

There are currently 466 (+9) patients currently hospitalized, with 165 (+8) in ICU, and 107 (+7) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/18/2021)

On Monday morning, DPH officials reported 496 new cases; as well as 18 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 3.

Health officials advised that 69,510 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,511 active cases.

Officials are also reporting eight (8) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than three (3) months.

All 8 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s

1 – female in her 50s

1 – male in his 60s

1 – female in her 60s

1 – female in her 70s

2 – males in their 80s

1 – female in her 80s

There are currently 457 (+10) patients currently hospitalized, with 157 (+5) in ICU, and 100 (+2) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/17/2021)

Sunday morning, DPH officials reported 359 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 6 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 51 and Week 2.

Health officials advised that 69,048 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,467 active cases.

Officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, all of whom had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – males in their 60s

1 – female in her 80s

There are currently 447 (-4) patients currently hospitalized, with 152 (+4) in ICU, and 100 (+2) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/16/2021)

On Saturday morning, DPH officials reported 521 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 22 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 44, 45, 48, Week 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

Health officials advised that 68,690 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,462 active cases.

Officials are also reporting fifteen (15) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than five (5) months.

All 15 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 50s

3 – females in their 60s

2 – males in their 60s

3 – males in their 70s

2 – females in their 70s

2 – males in their 80s

1 – female in her 80s

1 – female in her 90s

There are currently 451 (-7) patients currently hospitalized, with 148 (-8) in ICU, and 98 (-6) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/15/2021)

Friday morning, DPH officials reported 390 new cases; as well as 32 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 51, 52, 53, Week 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

Health officials advised that 68,154 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,465 active cases.

Officials are also reporting fifteen (15) deaths, which occurred over a period of more over three (3) months.

All 15 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

There are currently 458 (+29) patients currently hospitalized, with 156 (+2) in ICU, and 104 (+4) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/14/2021)

On Thursday morning, DPH officials reported 548 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 85 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 47, 50, 51, 52, 53, Week 1 and 2. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

Health officials advised that 67,683 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,521 active cases.

Officials also reported nineteen (19) deaths, which occurred over a period of more over three (3) months.

All 19 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

There are currently 429 (+14) patients currently hospitalized, with 154 (+6) in ICU, and 100 (+0) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/13/2021)

Wednesday morning, DPH officials reported 564 new cases; and staff will also be reporting 65 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 51, 52, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

Health officials advised that 66,873 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,710 active cases

Officials also reported six (6) deaths, all of whom had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 male in his 40s
1 male in his 50s
1 female in her 60s
1 male in his 60s
1 male in his 70s
1 female in her 80s

There are currently 415 (-1) patients currently hospitalized, with 148 (-9) in ICU, and 100 (-1) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/12/2021)

On Tuesday morning, DPH officials reported 273 new cases; as well as 25 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 47, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 2

Health officials advised that 66,473 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,487 active cases.

Officials also reported four (4) deaths, all of whom had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 male in his 40s
1 female in her 60s
1 male in his 70s
1 male in his 80s

There are currently 416 (+24) patients currently hospitalized, with 157 (+19) in ICU, and 101 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/11/2021)

Monday morning, DPH officials reported 561 new cases; as well as 29 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

Health officials advised that 66,269 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 35,408 active cases.

Officials also reported seven (7) deaths, which occurred over a period of about one (1) month.

All 7 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 female in her 50s
1 male in his 50s
1 male in his 60s
1 female in her 60s
3 females in their 70s

There are currently 392 (-29) patients currently hospitalized, with 138 (-27) in ICU, and 104 (-11) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/10/2021)

On Sunday morning, DPH officials reported 301 new cases; aas well as 7 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 44, 45, 47, 50 and Week 1.

Health officials advised that 66,099 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,994 active cases.

Officials also reported one (1) death, bringing the total of deaths to 1,513.

The female patient in her 40s had underlying health conditions.

There are currently 421 (+1) patients currently hospitalized, with 165 (-9) in ICU, and 115 (+7) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/9/2021)

On Saturday morning, DPH officials reported 808 new cases; as well as 26 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 45, 50, 52, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 1 for 2021.

Health officials advised that 65,930 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,856 active cases.

Officials also reported six (6) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than one (1) month.

All 6 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 males in their 50s
1 male in his 60s
1 female in her 70s
2 males in their 70s

There are currently 420 (-3) patients currently hospitalized, with 174 (+12) in ICU, and 108 (+8) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/8/2021)

Friday morning, DPH officials reported 593 new cases; as well as 11 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 45, 52, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 1 for 2021.

Health officials advised that 65,475 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,478 active cases.

Officials also reported eight (8) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than six (6) months.

All 8 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

There are currently 423(+12) patients currently hospitalized, with 162 (-1) in ICU, and 100 (-8) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/7/2021)

Thursday morning, DPH officials reported 376 new cases; as well as 131 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 45, 48, 49, 52, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 1 for 2021.

Health officials advised that 64,810 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,547 active cases.

Officials also reported nine (9) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than two (2) months.

All 9 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 female in her 50s
2 males in their 50s
2 females in their 60s
1 male in his 60s
1 female in her 70s
1 female in her 80s
1 male in his 80s

There are currently 411 (-36) patients currently hospitalized, with 163 (+6) in ICU, and 108 (-11) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/6/2021)

On Wednesday morning, DPH officials reported 511 new cases, as well as 12 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 42, 44, 48, 50, 51 and 53. We are currently in CDC Week 1 for 2021.

Health officials advised that 64,100 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,757 active cases.

Officials also reported two (2) deaths, both who had had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 male in his 60s
1 male in his 80s

There are currently 447 (+64) patients currently hospitalized, with 157 (+9) in ICU, and 119 (+7) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/5/2021)

Tuesday morning, DPH officials reported 493 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 39 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52 and 53. We are currently in 2021’s CDC Week 1.

Health officials advised that 63,719 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,629 active cases.

Officials also reported five (5) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than two (2) months.

All 5 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 male in his 50s
2 females in their 60s
1 male in his 70s
1 male in his 80s

There are currently 383 (-16) patients currently hospitalized, with 148 (+2) in ICU, and 112 (-8) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/4/2021)

On Monday morning, DPH officials reported 216 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Week 53.

Health officials advised that 63,221 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,607 active cases.

The additional data can be found on the COVID dashboard at www.EPStrong.org.

Officials also reported six (6) deaths, which occurred over a period of about one (1) month.

All 6 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 female in her 30s
1 male in his 60s
1 female in her 60s
2 male in their 80s
1 female in her 80s

There are currently 399 (+14) patients currently hospitalized, with 146 (+1) in ICU, and 120 (+6) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/3/2021)

Sunday morning, DPH officials reported 343 new cases; as well as 2 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 52 and 53. We are now entering 2021’s CDC Week 1.

Health officials advised that 62,936 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,684 active cases.

Officials also reported three (3) deaths, which occurred over a period of about two (2) months.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 male in his 50s
1 male in his 70s
1 male in his 90s

There are currently 385 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 145 (+7) in ICU, and 114 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/2/2021)

On Saturday morning, officials reported 402 new cases; as well as 19 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 47, 50, 51, 52 and 53. We are currently in CDC Week 53.

Health officials advised that 62,715 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,563 active cases.

DPH officials said there were no deaths to report today. The current number remains at 1,473

There are currently 390 (+10) patients currently hospitalized, with 138 (-3) in ICU, and 111 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

***(1/1/2021)

On Friday morning, officials reported 338 new cases; as well as 28 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52 and 53. We are currently in CDC Week 53.

Health officials advised that 62,706 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 34,151 active cases.

DPH officials also reported six (6) deaths, which occurred over a period of more than one (1) month.

All 6 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 males in their 60s
1 female in her 60s
1 male in his 70s
1 female in her 70s
1 female in her 90s

There are currently 380 (-12) patients currently hospitalized, with 141 (-4) in ICU, and 109 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

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