EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) — The El Paso Health Department announced six coronavirus-related deaths Friday morning.
Health officials said the deaths happened over a span of the past six months.
A man in his 20s was identified as one of the victims. This is the eighth person in their 20s to die of the virus in El Paso.
The deaths also included a man in his 40s, another man in his 60s and three men in their 80s.
Health officials also reported 512 new cases, brining the number of known active cases to 35,188, marking a slight decrease.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 115,810 confirmed cases with 78,348 reported recoveries. Although doctors caution that some recovered persons will still face long-term health impacts as a result of having been infected.
For a complete look at El Paso’s Covid-19 data, click here.
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