New Mexico reporting over one-hundred new cases, totaling 1,091 plus 2 more deaths


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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – New Mexico state health officials have announced 106 additional positive cases for COVID-19.

Officials have also reported two additional deaths bringing the total number to 19.

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

  • 38 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 3 new cases in Cibola County
  • 3 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 2 new cases in Luna County
  • 29 new cases in McKinley County
  • 17 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 2 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 3 new cases in Valencia County

The two reported deaths involved:

  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.

According to a release, the Department of Health has identified positive COVID-19 cases in residents and/or staff at the following congregant living facilities:

  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Aztec Health Care in Aztec
  • Beehive Homes in Farmington
  • Central Desert Behavioral Health in Albuquerque
  • Good Samaritan Manzano del Sol in Albuquerque 
  • La Vida Llena in Albuquerque
  • Legacy Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Lifecare Farmington in Farmington
  • Uptown Genesis in Albuquerque

As of today, 75 individuals are hospitalized, and 235 COVID-19 cases have reportedly recovered.

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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