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Sun Oct 25, 2020, 09:51 PM

El Paso sees 200 percent rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations; people urged to stay home 2 weeks


El Paso sees 200 percent rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations; people urged to stay home 2 weeks
"If we continue on this trend, we risk detrimental effects to our entire health care system," a public health official said.
Oct. 25, 2020, 5:09 PM EDT
By Tim Stelloh
El Paso, Texas, is


El Paso, Texas, is turning its convention center into a field hospital and asking residents to stay at home for two weeks after the city recorded a roughly 200 percent increase in Covid-19 hospitalizations in less than a month, officials said Sunday.

The spread of the coronavirus is rising in much of the United States, including Texas' neighbor New Mexico, where a record 4,252 new cases were reported last week, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.

In El Paso, a border city with a population of more than 680,000, the number of hospitalizations recorded in the last three weeks jumped from 259 to 786, according to the city's director of public health, Angela Mora.
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Sun Oct 25, 2020, 09:58 PM

1. don't just urge people...

shut the fucking city down for a couple weeks....

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