Doña Ana County man dies from COVID-19, health officials announce on Thursday

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DOÑA ANA COUNTY, New Mexico (KTSM) – On Thursday, the New Mexico Department of Health announced that a man from died from Doña Ana County has died from COVID-19.

The man was in his 60s and had underlying health conditions, officials said.

State health officials also announced 343 new COVID-19 cases in New Mexico, 31 of those are in Doña Ana County.

The most recent cases are:

  • 126 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 6 new cases in Chaves County
  • 5 new cases in Cibola County
  • 7 new cases in Curry County
  • 31 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 6 new cases in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 3 new cases in Hidalgo
  • 33 new cases in Lea County
  • 3 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 6 new cases in Luna County
  • 26 new cases in McKinley County
  • 7 new cases in Otero County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 6 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 16 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 21 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 7 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 3 new cases in Union County
  • 9 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 1 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health also reported five additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19 including the man from Doña Ana County.

They are:

  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites facility in Albuquerque and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 596.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 18,163 COVID-19 cases:

  • Bernalillo County: 4,131
  • Catron County: 4
  • Chaves County: 235
  • Cibola County: 283
  • Colfax County: 11
  • Curry County: 335
  • Doña Ana County: 1,864
  • Eddy County: 207
  • Grant County: 63
  • Guadalupe County: 27
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 84
  • Lea County: 465
  • Lincoln County: 47
  • Los Alamos County: 16
  • Luna County: 175
  • McKinley County: 3,844
  • Mora County: 6
  • Otero County: 127
  • Quay County: 28
  • Rio Arriba County: 261
  • Roosevelt County: 101
  • Sandoval County: 972
  • San Juan County: 2,890
  • San Miguel County: 35
  • Santa Fe County: 462
  • Sierra County: 22
  • Socorro County: 68
  • Taos County: 81
  • Torrance County: 52
  • Union County: 17
  • Valencia County: 285

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 2
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 276
  • Otero County Processing Center: 149
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 43

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 24
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 2
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 466
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1

As of Thursday, there are 167 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19 health officials said.

As of now there are 7,056 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

The Department of Health has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff in the past 28 days at the following long-term care and acute care facilities:

  • The Adobe in Las Cruces
  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • The Aristocrat Assisted Living Center in Alamogordo
  • Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes of Farmington in Farmington
  • Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
  • Blue Horizon Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Bonney Family Home in Gallup
  • Brookdale Juan Tabo Place in Albuquerque
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa Contenta Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington 
  • Clayton Nursing and Rehab in Clayton
  • Crane’s Roost Care Home in Aztec
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • El Castillo in Santa Fe
  • GoodLife Senior Living in Carlsbad
  • Good Samaritan Society in Las Cruces
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • Montebello on Academy in Albuquerque
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • New Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences
  • North Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Retirement Ranches, Inc. in Clovis
  • Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
  • The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Center in Rio Rancho
  • Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Los Alamos
  • Sierra Health Care Center, Inc. in Truth or Consequences 
  • Sierra Springs Assisted Living in Los Lunas
  • Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell
  • Taos Living Center in Taos
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces in Las Cruces
  • White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs

New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).

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