As of tonight, El Paso stands at 29 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 674 confirmed cases.

Mayor Margo and El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego are working together to plan out how to safely start reopening El Paso in regards to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's order to begin reopening the state. Officials have amended the Emergency Directive, so now

The 'Stay Home, Work Safe' order has now has been extended till May 17th. Many parks and public areas have been closed in an attempt to keep people from possibly spreading COVID-19.

It is scary how fast the virus can be spread, especially when people are not practicing social distancing. Please take the proper precautions to keep you, your family, friends, and coworkers safe. Ultimately, keep your fellow El Pasoan healthy. Stay strong, stay healthy.

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PLEASE, PLEASE stay home if you do not need to be out. We need to stop this before things escalate.

The CDC now advises anyone who is going out to work or to purchase essentials, please wear a cloth face covering while practicing social distancing.

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If you need any questions answered, please call the 21-COVID hotline which is operational from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For referral, services contact 2-1-1 and select option six (6). For more information, visit www.epstrong.org.