Right on the border with Mexico, El Paso in Texas is known for its desert landscape, military complexes and plentiful sunshine. Now, it’s making a name as one of the worst hit regions in the nation.
Covid-19 patients account for more than half of all hospital admissions in the county of El Paso, and the case count continues to trend upwards.
Here are five symptoms of the unfolding crisis:
- Overflowing Hospitals
- Ten Mobile Morgues
- Inmates Moving Bodies
- Six Months, Six Family Members
- No Shutdown in Sight
As officials race to keep up with the rapidly increasing number of sick people, El Paso city’s convention centre was recently converted into a makeshift hospital to provide extra beds. Some facilities are so overrun that patients are being airlifted to other cities in the state’