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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 1,076 new cases, totaling 211,492


 

Four additional COVID-19 deaths - Saturday, July 31, Sunday August 1, and Monday, August 2

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 1,076 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

340 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Catron County
44 new cases in Chaves County
6 new cases in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
43 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
72 new cases in Doña Ana County
96 new cases in Eddy County
8 new cases in Grant County
13 new cases in Hidalgo County
33 new cases in Lea County
11 new cases in Lincoln County
3 new cases in Los Alamos County
40 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
19 new cases in Otero County
5 new cases in Quay County
9 new cases in Rio Arriba County
30 new cases in Roosevelt County
85 new cases in Sandoval County
64 new cases in San Juan County
9 new cases in San Miguel County
56 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
2 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
51 new cases in Valencia County
15 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

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

Two recent deaths:

A male in his 50s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 70s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

Two * deaths >30 days:

A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 60s from Valencia County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen.

*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 4,414.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, Aug. 2 are:

  • 88220 - 69
  • 87121 - 52
  • 88101 - 42
  • 87120 - 36
  • 87124 - 36
  • 87114 - 35
  • 87031 - 30
  • 88130 - 30
  • 87401 - 28
  • 87105 - 27

 

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 211,492 COVID-19 cases:

 

Bernalillo County: 60,961

Catron County: 100

Chaves County: 9,269

Cibola County: 2,942

Colfax County: 821

Curry County: 5,512

De Baca County: 179

Doña Ana County: 25,526

Eddy County: 7,420

Grant County: 1,792

Guadalupe County: 480

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 427

Lea County: 8,667

Lincoln County: 1,858

Los Alamos County: 555

Luna County: 3,439

McKinley County: 12,583

Mora County: 180

Otero County: 4,210

Quay County: 562

Rio Arriba County: 3,912

Roosevelt County: 2,113

Sandoval County: 12,673

San Juan County: 16,073

San Miguel County: 1,482

Santa Fe County: 10,931

Sierra County: 788

Socorro County: 1,356

Taos County: 1,805

Torrance County: 914

Union County: 262

Valencia County: 7,141

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: 452
Otero County Processing Center: 413
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: 168
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 148 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 197,079 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
Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
The Bridge of Farmington in Farmington
Casa de Oro in Las Cruces
Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
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
MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of 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
The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas

***This reported data is a total of Saturday 7/31, Sunday 8/1, & Monday 8/2***

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: 1,076 casos nuevos, 211,492 en total