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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 632 new cases, totaling 209,118


 

Three additional COVID-19 deaths - Saturday, July 24, Sunday July 25, and Monday, July 26

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 632 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 232 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 21 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 14 new cases in Curry County
  • 37 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 59 new cases in Eddy County
  • 3 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 11 new cases in Hidalgo County
  • 29 new cases in Lea County
  • 9 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 4 new cases in Luna County
  • 12 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Mora County
  • 7 new cases in Otero County
  • 4 new cases in Quay County
  • 8 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 8 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 42 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 32 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 26 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 3 new cases in Sierra County
  • 4 new cases in Socorro County
  • 7 new cases in Taos County
  • 3 new cases in Torrance County
  • 27 new cases in Valencia County
  • 18 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

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

Two recent deaths:

A male in his 80s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 50s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
 

One* death >30 days:

A male in his 30s from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions.

*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,400.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jul. 26 are:

  • 88220 - 44
  • 87121 - 38
  • 87120 - 34
  • 87124 - 30
  • 87105 - 25
  • 88081 - 25
  • 87114 - 24
  • 87031 - 21
  • 87110 - 20
  • 88240 - 16

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 209,118 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 60,249

Catron County: 98

Chaves County: 9,156

Cibola County: 2,931

Colfax County: 808

Curry County: 5,427

De Baca County: 178

Doña Ana County: 25,369

Eddy County: 7,178

Grant County: 1,773

Guadalupe County: 478

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 406

Lea County: 8,548

Lincoln County: 1,804

Los Alamos County: 548

Luna County: 3,432

McKinley County: 12,500

Mora County: 179

Otero County: 4,170

Quay County: 547

Rio Arriba County: 3,878

Roosevelt County: 2,067

Sandoval County: 12,504

San Juan County: 15,929

San Miguel County: 1,462

Santa Fe County: 10,824

Sierra County: 786

Socorro County: 1,343

Taos County: 1,800

Torrance County: 899

Union County: 261

Valencia County: 7,061

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: 449
Otero County Processing Center: 383
Torrance County Detention Facility: 23

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 89 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 196,641 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:

Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque
GoodLife Senior Living and Memory Care in Artesia
Good Life Senior Living in Portales
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 Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque

***This reported data is a total of Saturday 7/24, Sunday 7/25, & Monday 7/26***

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

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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: 632 casos nuevos, 209,118 en total