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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 273 new cases, totaling 208,243


 

Two additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 273 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

71 new cases in Bernalillo County
10 new cases in Chaves County
2 new cases in Cibola County
7 new cases in Curry County
10 new cases in Doña Ana County
13 new cases in Eddy County
3 new cases in Grant County
8 new cases in Hidalgo County
13 new cases in Lea County
9 new cases in Lincoln County
3 new cases in Luna County
4 new cases in McKinley County
21 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
10 new cases in Sandoval County
14 new cases in San Juan County
12 new cases in San Miguel County
10 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
2 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
14 new cases in Valencia County
16 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
6 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility

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

A male in his 50s from Eddy County.
A female in her 60s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,394.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Jul. 22 are:

  • 88081 - 17
  • 88310 - 17
  • 87121 - 15
  • 88240 - 11
  • 87114 - 10
  • 87701 - 10
  • 88220 - 10
  • 87031 - 9
  • 87106 - 8
  • 87111 - 8

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 208,243 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 59,924

Catron County: 98

Chaves County: 9,128

Cibola County: 2,929

Colfax County: 807

Curry County: 5,409

De Baca County: 178

Doña Ana County: 25,320

Eddy County: 7,101

Grant County: 1,770

Guadalupe County: 477

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 394

Lea County: 8,509

Lincoln County: 1,791

Los Alamos County: 546

Luna County: 3,425

McKinley County: 12,485

Mora County: 178

Otero County: 4,150

Quay County: 543

Rio Arriba County: 3,868

Roosevelt County: 2,055

Sandoval County: 12,447

San Juan County: 15,885

San Miguel County: 1,456

Santa Fe County: 10,784

Sierra County: 783

Socorro County: 1,339

Taos County: 1,790

Torrance County: 896

Union County: 261

Valencia County: 7,026

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: 451
Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 448
Otero County Processing Center: 350
Torrance County Detention Facility: 237

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 98 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 196,373 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:

Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque
Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare in Alamogordo
Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca
Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences
Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 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. 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

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: 273 casos nuevos, 208,243 en total