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3 cases of highly infectious Delta variant confirmed in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas -- Three cases of the very contagious Covid-19 Delta variant have been confirmed in El Paso, all among unvaccinated people. The announcement came from El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser and County Judge Ricardo Samaniego at a briefing on Friday afternoon. The three variant cases involved women in their 20s, 40s and 60s, The post 3 cases of highly infectious Delta variant confirmed in El Paso appeared first on KVIA.
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Federal gov’t sues Texas to block troopers making migrant stops

EL PASO, Texas — The Biden administration sued Texas late Friday to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread Covid-19, warning that the practice would exacerbate problems amid high levels of crossings on the state’s border with Mexico. The U.S. Justice Department asked for an immediate block on The post Federal gov’t sues Texas to block troopers making migrant stops appeared first on KVIA.
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Ft. Bliss requiring masks as CDC lists El Paso County as an area of ‘substantial’ community transmission

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Ft. Bliss is now requiring masks be worn on post, whether an individual is vaccinated or not. According to a Facebook post on it 1st Armored Division page, Ft. Bliss’ Commanding General has updated the Come to Work Safe, Live Safe Order because of a new assessment from the CDC that lists El Paso County as an area of substantial community transmission for COVID-19.
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U.S. Sues Texas After It Blocks Transport of Migrants in State

(Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday, seeking to block an executive order that restricts the transport of migrants through the state and authorizes state troopers to pull over vehicles suspected of doing so. In a lawsuit filed in El Paso federal court, the Justice...
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Border patrol finds 51 migrants held in El Paso apartment

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – U.S. Border Patrol El Paso sector chief Gloria Chavez says 51 migrants were found inside a single apartment in El Paso. Chavez tweeted a photo of the apartment with the individuals sitting with their hands on their heads inside a living area. There are also four photographs of beds and dressers in the apartment.
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51 migrants found crammed at apartment complex in northeast El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Officials with U.S. Border Patrol discovered 51 migrants crammed inside an apartment in northeast El Paso. A statement from CBP said that the migrants were found at an apartment complex located on Alabama Street, while officials were investigating a possible migrant stash house. Two men...
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El Paso Electric encouraging customers to enroll in free paperless billing

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Electric is encouraging all its customers take advantage of the paperless billing program, which officials said offers more convenient and environmentally friendly method to receive your electric bill. The utility said paperless billing will also minimize the company’s environmental impact in a way...
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Missouri couple in search of lost dog in Horizon City

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A couple moving from Missouri to Washington is in search of their dog, Oso, in Horizon City, after he was allegedly lost during transport. Alexandria Russi, who spoke KTSM 9 News, said she and her significant other have been living in El Paso for nearly a month looking for their dog in Horizon City. She alleges a moving company driver they hired called her to say they lost their pet during a stop at a Love’s Travel Stop on Horizon Boulevard.
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Downtown Fiesta de las Luces kicks off this weekend

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The Downtown Management District is kicking off the inaugural Downtown Fiesta de las Luces this weekend filled with music, art vendors, food trucks and fun under the lights of the Paseo de Las Luces. The event will happen Saturday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to...
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Delta Variant Confirmed in EP, Mayor Begs You to Get Vaccinated

The first three cases of the delta variant of COVID-19 are officially here in El Paso, Texas, as reported by city officials in a press release. It should be no surprise since it has been reported in other areas of Texas weeks ago, but El Paso didn't have the proper testing for it in-house. Officials have been shipping out random samples of positive COVID-19 tests out of our area, so it was a matter of time till it was officially detected in EL Paso.