The City of EP Reports Five Additional COVID-19 Related Deaths
As of May 13th, The City of El Paso has reported 43 new COVID-19 confirmed cases, which brings the total confirmed cases in El Paso, Texas to 1,456. Sadly, five additional deaths have been announced, bringing the total COVID-19 related deaths in El Paso, Texas to 41.
On May 11th, The City Council unanimously voted to extend El Paso's emergency ordinances till June 10th, 2020. Yeah, it is real.
40 patients are in intensive care, 719 pateints have recovered but we still have 658 active cases, according to The City of El Paso's Facebook page.
El Pasoans are strongly urged to follow safety precautions as the city begins to reopen, along with the rest of the state of Texas. Have some common sense when going out and about El Paso. Even though there has been a drop in cases, that might just mean results have not come in yet. We must continue to practice social distancing as we work to create our new normal in our community.
PLEASE, PLEASE stay home if you do not need to be out.
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