El Paso extends emergency ordinances to June 10, 8 new COVID-19 cases recorded Monday
Posted On: May 12, 2020
The City of El Paso reported eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of positive cases in El Paso to 1,348. There were no additional deaths reported Monday, keeping the number of fatalities at 33.
There are currently 80 patients hospitalized, 34 of whom are in ICU and 19 of those are on ventilators.
On Monday, May 11, the El Paso City Council unanimously approved extending an emergency ordinance that prolongs the disaster declaration. The Council also unanimously agreed to extend a second emergency ordinance establishing emergency measures. Both ordinances were first issued on March 13, 2020, and were set to expire May 13, 2020. They will both remain in effect until June 10, 2020.