According to EP Official, ‘The Virus is Spreading Like Wildfire’
As of July 12th, 2020, The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has reported 411 new COVID-19 confirmed cases, which brings the cumulative total of confirmed cases in El Paso, Texas to 9,510.
One additional death has been reported today. The total confirmed COVID-19 related deaths in the El Paso area is now at 151.
City-County Local Health Authority Dr. Hector Ocaranza urges the public to take the virus seriously. According to the latest news release by The City of El Paso, Dr. Ocaranza stresses that COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire in El Paso and people must stay home to help stop it.
Free testing as also been extended so please if you feel it is necessary, get tested for the safety of you, your family, and our community.
Please still take some caution when going out and engaging in activities with others.
Have some common sense when going out and about El Paso. We must continue to practice social distancing as we work to create our new normal in our community. Please wear a face mask to help keep those around you safe.
PLEASE stay home if you do not need to be out.
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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.