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In El Paso, hospitals rush to accommodate COVID-19 surge

Clip: 11/13/2020 | 6m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

The coronavirus set all kinds of records in the United States this week -- none of them good. More than 67,000 people are hospitalized, and the country has averaged close to 1,000 deaths per day for the past week. In Texas, which has recorded a million cases itself, hospitals are adding tents for extra bed capacity. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Joel Hendryx of the University Medical Center in El Paso.

Aired: 11/13/20

Rating: NR

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