Three new COVID-19 deaths announced in New Mexico

Las Cruces News

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (KTSM) – The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting 22 new COVID-19 cases in Doña Ana County and 255 in the entire state combined.

Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 63 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 17 new cases in Chaves County
  • 12 new cases in Cibola County
  • 6 new cases in Curry County
  • 22 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 3 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 15 new cases in Lea County
  • 3 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 35 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Otero County
  • 7 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 3 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 14 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 22 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 15 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Socorro County
  • 2 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Union County
  • 4 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health also reported three additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

They are:

  • A female in her 70s from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 635, according to health officials.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 20,388 COVID-19 cases:

  • Bernalillo County: 4,688
  • Catron County: 4
  • Chaves County: 317
  • Cibola County: 318
  • Colfax County: 13
  • Curry County: 431
  • Doña Ana County: 2,139
  • Eddy County: 239
  • Grant County: 66
  • Guadalupe County: 31
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 85
  • Lea County: 596
  • Lincoln County: 91
  • Los Alamos County: 18
  • Luna County: 220
  • McKinley County: 3,977
  • Mora County: 6
  • Otero County: 178
  • Quay County: 31
  • Rio Arriba County: 292
  • Roosevelt County: 134
  • Sandoval County: 1,063
  • San Juan County: 2,986
  • San Miguel County: 41
  • Santa Fe County: 550
  • Sierra County: 28
  • Socorro County: 73
  • Taos County: 91
  • Torrance County: 59
  • Union County: 25
  • Valencia County: 346

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: 266
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 278
  • Otero County Processing Center: 159
  • 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: 25
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 4
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 1
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 470
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1
  • Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 3

As of Thursday, there are 156 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19, according to the New Mexico Health Department.

Health officials are also reporting that there 8,015 COVID-19 cases have been designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, 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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