COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall to Lowest Levels in More Than a Year

Health officials in El Paso say hospitalizations from COVID-19 have fallen below fifty, marking the lowest level since a year ago. Officials say 16 of the 49 hospitalizations are in the ICU, and 15 are on ventilators. Officials say one death was recorded yesterday due to the coronavirus. He was a man in his 70s who had underlying health conditions. As of yesterday, almost 58-percent of El Pasoans aged 12 and older have been fully vaccinated while more than 71-percent are partially vaccinated.