New Mexico COVID-19 update: 200 new cases, totaling 27,987 | NMDOH

Three more deaths from COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 200 additional cases of COVID-19. According to the State Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 28 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 22 new cases in Chaves County
  • 7 new cases in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in Colfax County
  • 15 new cases in Curry County
  • 33 new cases in Doña Ana county
  • 22 new cases in Eddy County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 9 new cases in Lea County
  • 7 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 2 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 5 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 4 new cases in San Juan County
  • 5 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 1 new case in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 6 new cases in Socorro County
  • 2 new cases in Taos County
  • 8 new cases in the county of Valencia
  • 11 new cases among New Mexico Penitentiary Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Center
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Penitentiary Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Penitentiary Center in Doña Ana County

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

  • A woman in her sixties from the county of Doña Ana. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A woman in her seventies from Lea County.
  • A male in his seventies from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents linked to COVID-19 is now at 857.

The numbers reported earlier included two cases in Lea County that were identified as duplicates and one case in Doña Ana County that was identified as an out-of-state resident – these have now been corrected. Including the cases just reported above, New Mexico now has a total of 27,987 COVID-19 cases:

County of Bernalillo: 6,270

County of Catron: 9

Chaves County: 1,066

Cibola County: 413

Colfax County: 29

Curry County: 759

De Baca County: 1

Doña Ana County: 3.198

Eddy County: 735

Grant County: 112

Guadalupe County: 34

Harding County: 2

Hidalgo County: 99

Lea County: 1.349

Lincoln County: 196

Los Alamos County: 32

Luna County: 411

McKinley County: 4,304

Mora County: 7

Otero County: 251

Quay County: 74

Rio Arriba County: 386

Roosevelt County: 275

Sandoval County: 1,320

San Juan County: 3,280

San Miguel County: 103

Santa Fe County: 961

Sierra County: 44

Socorro County: 97

Taos County: 133

Torrance County: 66

Union County: 31

County of Valencia: 567

County totals are subject to change following further investigation and determination of the residency of COVID-19 positive individuals.

The Department of Health currently reports the following number of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 324
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 281
  • Otero County Processing Center: 163
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 44

The Department of Health currently reports the following number of COVID-19 cases among people held by the New Mexico Department of Corrections at the following facilities:

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Institute in Valencia County: 33
  • Lea County Correctional Institute: 48
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Center in Union County: 1
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 472
  • New Mexico Penitentiary in Santa Fe County: 1
  • Southern New Mexico Correctional Institute in Doña Ana County: 1
  • Western New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 4

To date, there are 72 people hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who have 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 who may have been transferred to an out-of-state hospital.

To date, there are 15,669 COVID-19 cases designated as cured by the New Mexico Department of Health.

The Department of Health has identified at least one positive case of COVID-19 in residents and / or staff in the past 28 days at the following long-term care facilities:

  • Aristocrat Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Avamere in Rio Rancho
  • Avamere in Roswell
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Belen
  • Brookdale Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
  • Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
  • Good Life Senior Living in Lovington
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Moving manor in Roswell
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center of Albuquerque
  • Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
  • Princeton site in Albuquerque
  • Raton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Raton
  • The Albuquerque Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Ranches for retirees in Clovis
  • Silver City Care Center in Silver City
  • Sunny Day Assisted Living in Gallup
  • Sunset Villa Nursing Home in Roswell
  • Village retirement community in Roswell
  • Watermark in Cherry Hills in Albuquerque
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces

The Department of Health has detected the spread of the community in the state of New Mexico and is investigating cases of unknown exposure. The agency reports that, given the infectious nature of the virus, other residents are likely to be infected but have not yet been tested or confirmed positive. To that purpose, all new Mexicans were instructed to stay at home except for the outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and well-being. These additional restrictions have been enacted to minimize person-to-person contact and ensure dissemination is mitigated. New Mexicans are strongly advised to limit travel only to what is necessary for health, safety and well-being.

The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigation of positive patients, which includes contact tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with positive cases.

Every new Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a face mask or cover when in public and around others.

New Mexicans reporting symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated tremors with chills, body aches, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea and / or loss of taste or smell should call your doctor or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline (1-855-600-3453) immediately.

The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to take the test:

  • Symptomatic people showing the COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated tremors 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 family members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
  • Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregated settings such as long-term care facilities and foster 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 updated regularly as a single source of information for families, workers and others interested and looking for more information. on COVID-19.

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