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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 578 new cases, totaling 239,006

September 9, 2021 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Alert

Eight additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 578 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

·     119 new cases in Bernalillo County

·     61 new cases in Chaves County

·     10 new cases in Cibola County

·     6 new cases in Colfax County

·     29 new cases in Curry County

·     40 new cases in Doña Ana County

·     28 new cases in Eddy County

·     5 new cases in Guadalupe County

·     61 new cases in Lea County

·     7 new cases in Lincoln County

·     7 new cases in Luna County

·     23 new cases in McKinley County

·     2 new cases in Mora County

·     9 new cases in Otero County

·     11 new cases in Quay County

·     6 new cases in Rio Arriba County

·     19 new cases in Roosevelt County

·     23 new cases in Sandoval County

·     42 new cases in San Juan County

·     23 new cases in San Miguel County

·     16 new cases in Santa Fe County

·     4 new cases in Sierra County

·     6 new cases in Socorro County

·     3 new cases in Taos County

·     6 new cases in Torrance County

·     2 new cases in Union County

·     10 new cases in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Thursday reported eight additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Eight deaths:

·     A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·     A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·     A male in his 80s from Catron County. The individual was hospitalized.

·     A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County.

·     A female in her 70s from Lincoln County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·     A female in her 50s from Mora County. The individual was hospitalized.

·     A male in his 70s from Roosevelt County.

·     A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,585.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Sep. 9 are:

  • 88240 - 34
  • 88203 - 28
  • 88101 - 25
  • 88201 - 24
  • 87701 - 19
  • 88220 - 19
  • 87401 - 16
  • 88130 - 15
  • 87123 - 14
  • 88260 - 12

Daily case counts and test numbers are raw data based on information the state receives today - meaning data that has not yet been scrutinized to identify potential duplicates or late-arriving positives or negatives.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 239,006 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 67,666

Catron County: 133

Chaves County: 11,176

Cibola County: 3,137

Colfax County: 1,000

Curry County: 6,619

De Baca County: 212

Doña Ana County: 27,491

Eddy County: 9,536

Grant County: 1,937

Guadalupe County: 554

Harding County: 14

Hidalgo County: 519

Lea County: 11,941

Lincoln County: 2,388

Los Alamos County: 630

Luna County: 3,670

McKinley County: 13,413

Mora County: 232

Otero County: 5,039

Quay County: 793

Rio Arriba County: 4,280

Roosevelt County: 2,476

Sandoval County: 14,014

San Juan County: 17,475

San Miguel County: 2,099

Santa Fe County: 11,867

Sierra County: 898

Socorro County: 1,522

Taos County: 2,098

Torrance County: 1,119

Union County: 285

Valencia County: 7,987

County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

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: 455

·     Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 481

·     Otero County Processing Center: 491

·     Torrance County Detention Facility: 349

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: 312

·     Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 256

·     Lea County Correctional Facility: 762

·     Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 169

·     Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 130

·     Otero County Prison Facility: 473

·     Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 219

·     Roswell Correctional Center: 229

·     Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 233

·     Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151

·     Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 76

As of today, there are 397 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.

As of today, there are 206,925 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 facilities:

·     Advanced Health Care in Albuquerque

·     Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

·     Avamere in Roswell

·     Avista Senior Living Albuquerque

·     Aztec Healthcare in Aztec

·     BeeHive Homes San Pedro in Albuquerque

·     BeeHive Homes Bosque Farms

·     BeeHive Homes Clovis

·     BeeHive Homes Portales

·     BeeHive Homes Roswell

·     Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield

·     Brookdale Valencia in Albuquerque

·     Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces

·     Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque

·     Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo

·     Casa de Oro in Las Cruces

·     Casa del Norte in Albuquerque

·     Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces

·     Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell

·     Clayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clayton

·     Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis

·     Colfax Long-Term Care Center in Springer

·     Desert Peaks Assisted Living in Las Cruces

·     Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs

·     Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara

·     Good Life Senior Living in Hobbs

·     Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare in Alamogordo

·     Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces

·     Haven Care Aspen House in Albuquerque

·     Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad

·     Landmark at Desert Gardens in Hobbs

·     La Posada Assisted Living in Las Cruces

·     Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque

·     La Vida Llena Community in Albuquerque

·     Life Care Center in Farmington

·     Lovington Healthcare in Lovington

·     The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas

·     McKinley Care Center in Gallup

·     The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas

·     Mission Arch Center in Roswell

·     MorningStar Memory Care at North Ridge in Albuquerque

·     The Neighborhood Assisted Living in Rio Rancho

·     The Neighborhood Health Care in Rio Rancho

·     Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque

·     Princeton Place in Albuquerque

·     The Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho

·     The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque

·     Retirement Ranches in Clovis

·     The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque

·     Roberta's Family Care Home Assisted Living in Anton Chico

·     Sandia Senior Suites in Albuquerque

·     Santa Fe Care Center in Santa Fe

·     Sierra Hills Assisted Living in Truth or Consequences

·     Silver Wings Assisted Living at Academy in Albuquerque

·     Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque

·     Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque

·     St. Anthony Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis

·     The Suites at Rio Vista in Rio Rancho

·     Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas

·     Wheatfields Senior Living Community in Clovis

·     White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs

·     The Woodmark at Uptown in Albuquerque

The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.

Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask when in public and around others. If you are sick, stay home as much as possible.

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).

The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:

·     Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of 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;

·     Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;

·     Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes;

·     Patients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.

New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers, and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.

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NMDOH

 

Lealia Nelson, Internal Communications Coordinator | LealiaA.Nelson@state.nm.us | (505) 699-9237

or

Baylee Rawson, Communications Specialist | Baylee.Rawson@state.nm.us

 

The Department of Health works to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and deliver services to all New Mexicans. As New Mexico’s largest state agency, DOH offers public health services in all 33 counties and collaborates with 23 Native American tribes, Pueblos and nations. 
 

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Actualizacion de COVID-19 en Nuevo Mexico: 578 casos nuevos, 239,006 en total