• October 24, 2021

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: May 2021

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

***(5/31/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 830,342 administered | 54.9% fully vaccinated | 69.1% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 20 new cases. The State of Texas reported no delayed local test results. We are currently in CDC Week 22.

Health officials advised that 132,488 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 911 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting no additional deaths. The current number of deaths remains at 2,617.

There are currently 74 (-3) patients currently hospitalized, with 25 (+0) in ICU, and 21 (+0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/30/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 827,866 administered | 54.7% fully vaccinated | 68.9% partially vaccinated

Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 41 new cases. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

DPH officials are also reporting no deaths, so current number of deaths remains at 2,617.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2716 deaths overall.

There are currently 77 (-7) patients currently hospitalized, with 25 (-3) in ICU, and 21 (-1) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/29/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 823,473 administered | 54.4% fully vaccinated | 68.6% partially vaccinated

Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 16 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The result is from a test conducted during the 2020 CDC Week 44. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, which occurred during a period of more than three (3) months.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 20s
1 – male in his 30s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2710 deaths overall.

There are currently 83 (+3) patients currently hospitalized, with 28 (+3) in ICU, and 21 (+0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/28/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 818,826 administered | 54.1% fully vaccinated | 68.2% partially vaccinated

Friday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 53 new cases; and staff will also be reporting 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The result is from a test conducted during the 2020 CDC Week 44. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

Health officials advised that 132,323 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 999 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,615.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 60s
1 – male in his 70s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2706 deaths overall.

There are currently 80 (-2) patients currently hospitalized, with 25 (-4) in ICU, and 21 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/27/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 813,165 administered | 53.5% fully vaccinated | 67.9% partially vaccinated

Thursday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 21 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 2021 Weeks 19 and 20. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

Health officials advised that 132,231 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,038 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, which occurred during a period of more than two (2) months.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 40s
1 – male in his 50s
1 – male in his 60s
1 – male in his 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2705 deaths overall.

There are currently 82 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 29 (-5) in ICU, and 19 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/26/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 807,665 administered | 53.2% fully vaccinated | 67.4% partially vaccinated

Wednesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 23 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The result is from the test conducted during the CDC 2021 Week 20. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

Health officials advised that 132,154 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,095 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, which occurred during a period of nearly two (2) months.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s
1 – female in her 70s
1 – female in her 90s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2701 deaths overall.

There are currently 87 (+3) patients currently hospitalized, with 34 (+5) in ICU, and 24 (+7) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/25/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 797,171 administered | 52.4% fully vaccinated | 66.6% partially vaccinated

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 43 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The result is from the test conducted during the CDC 2021 Week 20. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

Health officials advised that 132,095 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,133 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,606.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 70s
1 – female in her 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2698 deaths overall.

There are currently 84 (-1) patients currently hospitalized, with 29 (+1) in ICU, and 17 (+0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/24/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 793,679 administered | 52.1% fully vaccinated | 66.4% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 1 new case; 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 2021 CDC Week 20. We are currently in CDC Week 21.

Health officials advised that 131,967 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,217 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,604.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s
1 –male in his 60s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2698 deaths overall.

***(5/23/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 788,702 administered | 51.7% fully vaccinated | 66% partially vaccinated

Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 25 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) 53 and (2021 Weeks) 18, 19 and 20.

Health officials advised that 131,910 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,273 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting no deaths. The current number of deaths remains at 2,602.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2698 deaths overall.

There are currently 77 (-3) patients currently hospitalized, with 25 (-4) in ICU, and 16 (-1) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/22/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 783,295 administered | 51.3% fully vaccinated | 65.6% partially vaccinated

Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 33 new cases; as well as 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 2021 Weeks 17, 19 and 20. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

Health officials advised that 131,788 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,358 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting one (1) death, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,602.

The female patient in her 60s had underlying health conditions.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2697 deaths overall.

There are currently 80 (-2) patients currently hospitalized, with 29 (+2) in ICU, and 17 (0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/21/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 776,241 administered | 50.8% fully vaccinated | 65.1% partially vaccinated

Friday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 42 new cases; as well as 4 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 2021 Weeks 10, 18 and 19. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

Health officials advised that 131,666 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,442 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,601.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 60s
1 – female in her 70s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2695 deaths overall.

There are currently 82 (+2) patients currently hospitalized, with 27 (+1) in ICU, and 17 (-4) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/20/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 772,300 administered | 50.5% fully vaccinated | 64.8% partially vaccinated

Thursday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 50 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 2021 Weeks 19 and 20. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

Health officials advised that 131,558 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,504 active cases

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,599. Both patients had underlying health conditions, they include:

1 – male in his 70s
1 – female in her 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2690 deaths overall.

There are currently 80 (-9) patients currently hospitalized, with 26 (-6) in ICU, and 21 (-10) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/19/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)  767,623 administered | 50.2% fully vaccinated | 64.4% partially vaccinated

Wednesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 107 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 2021 Week 19. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

DPH officials are also reporting reporting one (1) death, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,597.

The male patient in his 20s had underlying health conditions.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2687 deaths overall.

There are currently 89 (+4) patients currently hospitalized, with 32 (+1) in ICU, and 31 (+8) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/18/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)  761,884 administered | 53.5% fully vaccinated | 68.8% partially vaccinated

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 76 new cases; as well as 46 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 2021 Weeks 8 and 19. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,596.

Both male patients in their 80s had underlying health conditions.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2685 deaths overall.

There are currently 85 (-2) patients currently hospitalized, with 31 (-1) in ICU, and 23 (-0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/17/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 753,654 administered | 52.6% fully vaccinated | 68.4% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 53 new cases; as well as 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 (2020 Week) 52, 53 and (2021 Weeks) 1 and 4. We are currently in CDC Week 20.

DPH officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, which occurred during a period of about one (1) month.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 60s
3 – females in their 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2685 deaths overall.

There are currently 87 (-3) patients currently hospitalized, with 33 (-2) in ICU, and 23 (-5) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/16/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+)  747,452 administered | 52% fully vaccinated | 68% partially vaccinated

Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 68 new cases; as well as 4 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 5, 18 and 19. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

Health officials advised that 131,176 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,533 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting no deaths. The current number of deaths remains at 2,590.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2685 deaths overall.

There are currently 90 (-12) patients currently hospitalized, with 35 (-2) in ICU, and 28 (+0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/15/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 738,298 administered | 51% fully vaccinated | 67.6% partially vaccinated

Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 38 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The result is from the test conducted during the 2021 CDC Week 19. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

Health officials advised that 131,088 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,549 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,590.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 20s
1 – male in his 70s
1 – female in her 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2681 deaths overall.

There are currently 102 (-1) patients currently hospitalized, with 37 (+0) in ICU, and 28 (+1) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/14/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 732,482 administered | 50.3% fully vaccinated | 67.3% partially vaccinated

Friday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 45 new cases; as well as 4 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 18 and 19. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

Health officials advised that 130,942 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,658 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting two (2) deaths, which occurred during a period of about one (1) month.

Both patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – female in her 80s
1 – male in his 80s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2680 deaths overall.

There are currently 103 (-2) patients currently hospitalized, with 37 (+4) in ICU, and 27 (+3) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/13/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 725,463 administered | 49.4% fully vaccinated | 67.1% partially vaccinated

Thursday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 38 new cases; as well as 5 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 11 and 19. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

DPH officials are also reporting seven (7) deaths, which occurred during a period of about five (5) months.

All 7 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – males in their 50s
2 – females in their 70s
2 – males in their 70s
1 – male in his 90s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2677 deaths overall.

There are currently 105 (-8) patients currently hospitalized, with 33 (-2) in ICU, and 24 (-2) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/12/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 721,680 administered | 49% fully vaccinated | 66.8% partially vaccinated

Wednesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 105 new cases; as well as 156 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 5,15,16, 17 and 18. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

Health officials advised that 130,555 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,957 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, which occurred during a period of about one (1) month.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2677 deaths overall.

There are currently 113 (-11) patients currently hospitalized, with 35 (-3) in ICU, and 26 (-4) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/11/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 716,116 administered | 48.4% fully vaccinated | 66.6% partially vaccinated

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 60 new cases; as well as 5 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 3 and 18. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

Health officials advised that 130,463 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,789 active cases

DPH officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, which occurred during a period of nearly five (5) months.

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

1 – male in his 40s
1 – male in his 50s
1 – female in her 60s (without underlying health conditions)

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2676 deaths overall.

There are currently 124 (+1) patients currently hospitalized, with 38 (-4) in ICU, and 30 (+5) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/10/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 713,031 administered | 48% fully vaccinated | 66.5% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 34 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health.

The result is from the test conducted during the 2021 CDC Week 17. We are currently in CDC Week 19.

DPH officials are also reporting three (3) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,571.

All 3 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

2 – females in their 60s
1 – male in his 60s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2676 deaths overall.

There are currently 123 (+5) patients currently hospitalized, with 42 (+5) in ICU, and 25 (-3) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/9/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 693,820 administered | 45.8% fully vaccinated | 65.6% partially vaccinated

Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 71 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 2021 CDC Weeks 17 and 18.

Health officials advised that 130,294 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,861 active cases

DPH officials are also reporting one (1) death, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,568.

The male patient in his 70s had underlying health conditions.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2676 deaths overall.

There are currently 118 (-6) patients currently hospitalized, with 37 (-1) in ICU, and 28 (-2) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/8/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 693,820 administered | 45.8% fully vaccinated | 65.6% partially vaccinated

Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 79 new cases; as well as 3 additional case 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 15 and 18. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 130,206 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,877 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,567.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2671 deaths overall.

There are currently 124 (-6) patients currently hospitalized, with 38 (-3) in ICU, and 31 (0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/7/2021)

 

Friday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 74 new cases; as well as 5 additional case 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 17 and 18. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 130,071 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 1,933 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting four (4) deaths, which occurred during a period of about nine (9) months.

All 4 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

1 – male in his 50s
1 – male in his 60s
2 – males in their 70s

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2669 deaths overall.

There are currently 130 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 41 (-1) in ICU, and 31 (0) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/6/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 679,661 administered | 44.1% fully vaccinated | 65.1% partially vaccinated

Thursday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 91 new cases; as well as 12 additional case 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 16, 17 and 18. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 129,900 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,027 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting seven (7) deaths, which occurred over a period of about six (6) months.

All 7 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2664 deaths overall.

There are currently 135 (-5) patients currently hospitalized, with 42 (0) in ICU, and 31 (+5) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/5/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 676,259 administered | 43.8% fully vaccinated | 64.8% partially vaccinated

Wednesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 46 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which is part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The case is from a test conducted during the 2021 CDC Week 17. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 129,732 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,096 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting eleven (11) deaths, which occurred over a period of nearly seven (7) months.

All 11 patients had underlying health conditions. They include:

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

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2663 deaths overall.

There are currently 138 (-9) patients currently hospitalized, with 42 (-3) in ICU, and 26 (-7) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/4/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 670,204 administered | 43.3% fully vaccinated | 64.4% partially vaccinated

Tuesday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 48 new cases; as well as 1 additional case which are part of the delayed local result issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The case is from a test conducted during the 2021 CDC Week 16. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 129,552 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,230 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting reporting one (1) death, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,541. The male patient in his 50s had underlying health conditions.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2660 deaths overall.

There are currently 147 (+2) patients currently hospitalized, with 45 (-8) in ICU, and 33 (-2) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/3/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 668,120 administered | 43.1% fully vaccinated | 64.3% partially vaccinated

Monday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 61 new cases; as well as 4 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 17. We are currently in CDC Week 18.

Health officials advised that 129,479 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,258 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting one (1) death, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,540.

The male patient in his 70s had underlying health conditions

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2658 deaths overall.

There are currently 145 (+0) patients currently hospitalized, with 53 (+1) in ICU, and 35 (+5) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/2/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 663,224 administered | 42.5% fully vaccinated | 64.1% partially vaccinated

Sunday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 70 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 2021 CDC Weeks 14 and 17. We are currently in CDC Week 17.

Health officials advised that 129,404 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,270 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting no additional deaths, toll stands at 2539

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2658 deaths overall.

There are currently 145 (-6) patients currently hospitalized, with 52 (+0) in ICU, and 30 (-2) Patients on ventilators.

***(5/1/2021)

VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 655,968 administered | 41.8% fully vaccinated | 63.6% partially vaccinated

Saturday morning, officials with the Department of Public Health reported 148 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) 44 and (2021 Weeks) 15, 16 and 17. We are currently in CDC Week 17.

Health officials advised that 129,274 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. There are 2,323 active cases.

DPH officials are also reporting no additional deaths, toll stands at 2539.

However, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the El Paso area has 2657 deaths overall.

There are currently 151 (+4) patients currently hospitalized, with 52 (+8) in ICU, and 32(+2) Patients on ventilators.

To read previous local information/releases, click on the dates below: 

January 2021   |  February 2021  | March 2021  |  April 2021

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