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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 609 new cases, totaling 212,577


 

 Two additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 609 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

 

207 new cases in Bernalillo County
20 new cases in Chaves County
6 new cases in Cibola County
15 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
37 new cases in Doña Ana County
40 new cases in Eddy County
7 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
12 new cases in Hidalgo County
25 new cases in Lea County
7 new cases in Lincoln County
4 new cases in Los Alamos County
6 new cases in Luna County
34 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
32 new cases in Otero County
10 new cases in Quay County
9 new cases in Rio Arriba County
10 new cases in Roosevelt County
39 new cases in Sandoval County
22 new cases in San Juan County
5 new cases in San Miguel County
12 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Sierra County
1 new case in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
36 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility

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

One recent death:

A male in his in 80s from Eddy County. The individual was a resident of the Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care facility in Artesia.

One* death >30 days:

A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.

Correction: One death previously reported on 11/05 from Bernalillo County was later determined not to be COVID-19 related has been removed from the overall county totals.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,416.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases are:

87121 - 41

88220 - 31

 87120- 27

87124 - 22

87105 - 19

88310 - 19

87031 - 18

88240 - 18

87112 – 15

88101 - 15

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 212,577 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 61,300

Catron County: 101

Chaves County: 9,306

Cibola County: 2,950

Colfax County: 821

Curry County: 5,542

De Baca County: 186

Doña Ana County: 25,590

Eddy County: 7,514

Grant County: 1,800

Guadalupe County: 481

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 440

Lea County: 8,719

Lincoln County: 1,877

Los Alamos County: 559

Luna County: 3,447

McKinley County: 12,620

Mora County: 181

Otero County: 4,249

Quay County: 573

Rio Arriba County: 3,928

Roosevelt County: 2,123

Sandoval County: 12,731

San Juan County: 16,109

San Miguel County: 1,493

Santa Fe County: 10,951

Sierra County: 797

Socorro County: 1,357

Taos County: 1,807

Torrance County: 917

Union County: 264

Valencia County: 7,181

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: 421
Torrance County Detention Facility: 332

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: 169
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 187 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 197,192 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
Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care in Los Lunas
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
Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
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

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: 609 casos nuevos, 212,577 en total