The health department in El Paso, Texas, is reporting a seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate of 13.74%, the highest average in the city since the pandemic began.
There are 670 new positive cases in El Paso on Wednesday morning, according to the health department's dashboard. It also shows that of the 34,760 total cases, 8,820 are currently active.
The health department also reported three new deaths, bringing the total of coronavirus-related deaths to 563.
There are currently 579 people hospitalized with the virus from El Paso, with 148 in intensive care units. This is the highest hospitalization rate in the city since the pandemic began, the dashboard shows.
The Texas Department of State Health Services shows that Trauma Service Area I, which includes El Paso, currently has 345 beds and 17 ICU beds available as of 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday.
One thing to note: These numbers were released by the city’s public health agency and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.