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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 203 new cases, totaling 205,915


Two additional COVID-19 deaths - Saturday, July 3, Sunday July 4, Monday, July 5, and Tuesday, July 6

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 203 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases ar

·     60 new cases in Bernalillo County

·     2 new cases in Chaves County

·     4 new cases in Cibola County

·     4 new cases in Curry County

·     32 new cases in Doña Ana County

·     3 new cases in Eddy County

·     3 new cases in Grant County

·     1 new case in Guadalupe County

·     1 new case in Lea County

·     1 new case in Lincoln County

·     2 new cases in Los Alamos County

·     6 new cases in Luna County

·     15 new cases in McKinley County

·     4 new cases in Otero County

·     8 new cases in Rio Arriba County

·     1 new case in Roosevelt County

·     12 new cases in Sandoval County

·     13 new cases in San Juan County

·     3 new cases in San Miguel County

·     10 new cases in Santa Fe County

·     6 new cases in Taos County

·     10 new cases in Valencia County

·     1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

·      1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

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

Two recent deaths:

·     A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·     A male in his 70s 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 4,346.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Jul. 6 are:

  • 87121 - 14
  • 87031 - 10
  • 87105 - 7
  • 87120 - 7
  • 88012 - 7
  • 87410 - 6
  • 88005 - 6
  • 88030 - 6
  • 87111 - 5
  • 87113 - 5

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 205,915 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 59,212

Catron County: 97

Chaves County: 9,075

Cibola County: 2,918

Colfax County: 799

Curry County: 5,336

De Baca County: 178

Doña Ana County: 25,161

Eddy County: 6,963

Grant County: 1,758

Guadalupe County: 472

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 368

Lea County: 8,450

Lincoln County: 1,767

Los Alamos County: 540

Luna County: 3,392

McKinley County: 12,403

Mora County: 175

Otero County: 4,080

Quay County: 537

Rio Arriba County: 3,813

Roosevelt County: 2,034

Sandoval County: 12,277

San Juan County: 15,758

San Miguel County: 1,413

Santa Fe County: 10,642

Sierra County: 781

Socorro County: 1,330

Taos County: 1,732

Torrance County: 891

Union County: 260

Valencia County: 6,938

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: 449

·     Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 447

·     Otero County Processing Center: 262

·     Torrance County Detention Facility: 202

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: 302

·     Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 255

·     Lea County Correctional Facility: 762

·     Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 167

·     Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 128

·     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: 231

·     Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151

·     Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 75

As of today, there are 62 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 195,126 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:

·     Aztec Healthcare in Aztec

·     Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington

·     Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces

·     Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca

·     Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad

·     The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque

***This reported data is a total of Saturday 7/3, Sunday 7/4, Monday 7/5, & Tuesday 7/6***

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. If you are sick or unvaccinated, wear a mask when in public and around others. 

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

James (Jim) Walton, Communication Specialist | James.Wlaton@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: 203 casos nuevos, 205,915 en total