Doña Ana County reports 10 new cases; deaths in New Mexico now in the triple digits

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – New Mexico state health officials announced 101 additional positive tests for COVID-19, 10 being from Doña Ana County.

New Mexico COVID-19 cases now at a total of 2,823.

According to a release and per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 8 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 10 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 58 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 21 new cases in San Juan County

New Mexico health officials also reported five additional deaths related to COVID-19. Those are:

  • A male in his 60s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. The individual was a resident of the Central Desert Behavioral Health facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
  • A second male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.

The total number of deaths in the state of New Mexico due to COVID-19 is now 104.

There are currently 155 individuals hospitalized and 666 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered according to a release.

As of today, New Mexico has now had 2,823 positive test for COVID-19:

  • Bernalillo County: 694
  • Catron County: 1
  • Chaves County: 22
  • Cibola County: 41
  • Colfax County: 5
  • Curry County: 12
  • Doña Ana County: 126
  • Eddy County: 12
  • Grant County: 14
  • Guadalupe County: 13
  • Harding County: 1
  • Lea County: 10
  • Lincoln County: 2
  • Los Alamos County: 6
  • Luna County: 3
  • McKinley County: 778
  • Otero County: 4
  • Quay County: 4
  • Rio Arriba County: 14
  • Roosevelt County: 7
  • Sandoval County: 378
  • San Juan County: 463
  • San Miguel County: 2
  • Santa Fe County: 95
  • Socorro County: 40
  • Taos County: 17
  • Torrance County: 14
  • Union County: 3
  • Valencia County: 42

New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).

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