Tag Archives: El Paso County

Chihuahua surpasses 4,000 coronavirus-related deaths

[ad_1] Juarez leads state in cases and fatalities; El Paso County across the border prepares changes to “stay home, work safe” order by: Julian Resendiz Posted: Dec 16, 2020 / 02:05 PM GMT-0600 / Updated: Dec 16, 2020 / 02:23 PM GMT-0600 Juarez General Hospital (file photo courtesy State of …

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Experts warn vaccinated people could still spread coronavirus

[ad_1] EL PASO — Hospitals in some of Texas’ hardest-hit border counties began vaccinating health care workers against COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing what one health authority called “cautious hope” to a heavily Hispanic, economically distressed region whose communities have been traumatized by infections and deaths at disproportionately high rates throughout …

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Texas health care workers say latest coronavirus spike is crushing them

[ad_1] When Amy Jones burst through the doors of the intensive care unit, she found a line of health care workers in the hallway, she said. Jones was sobbing. Shaking. She let out a scream. A doctor named Juan Fitz was dying. Fitz, 67, was Jones’ longtime romantic partner and …

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How Texas Tech and UT-El Paso operated in COVID-19 hot spots this fall

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. This fall, two Texas universities found themselves in regions of the state engulfed in some of the worst coronavirus surges seen across the …

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With coronavirus nixing gatherings, LGBTQ+ Coloradans seek new ways to foster belonging – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] The LGBTQ community takes great pride in its mass gatherings. But since the coronavirus pandemic hit Colorado in March, those communal events have been hard to come by. Bars have been almost or entirely shut down; clubs can no longer offer their trademark intimacy and electric energy. Pride festivals …

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Coronavirus threatens West Texas as tourists flock to Big Bend and Marfa

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. For Andrew Rubalcaba’s 39th birthday, he wanted to get out of town — but he also wanted to be safe. So before Thanksgiving, …

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won’t order lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

[ad_1] On June 26, Texas was reporting 5,102 people had been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, breaking a new record for the state. The positivity rate — the portion of tests that come back positive — had hovered above Gov. Greg Abbott’s “warning flag” level of 10% for more than …

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As COVID-19 deaths overwhelm El Paso, inmates drafted to work in morgue

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The morgue in El Paso is so overwhelmed by the number of people dying from COVID-19, that inmates from the county’s detention facility …

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Texas hospitals and funeral homes brace for new wave of coronavirus cases

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The number of coronavirus patients in Texas hospitals has nearly doubled since October, and average infections are at their highest point in almost …

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El Paso County’s ZIP code data provides intriguing window on coronavirus spread | Colorado Springs News

[ad_1] If “ZIP code” is the home Jeopardy! game answer, what’s the question? You are correct if you said, “What is the most popular item on El Paso County’s COVID-19 dashboard?” Where coronavirus cases are happening around the county appear to be what people want to know more than anything, …

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