New Mexico COVID-19 update: 81 new cases, totaling 26,842 – no additional deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 81 additional cases of COVID-19. According to the State Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 22 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 9 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 5 new cases in Doña Ana county
  • 3 new cases in Lea County
  • 15 new cases in Luna County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 11 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 11 new cases among New Mexico Penitentiary Department inmates at Lea County Correctional Center

The Department of Health did not report any additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19 on Monday. The number of deaths of New Mexico residents linked to COVID-19 remains at 823.

A case previously reported as a New Mexico Penitentiary Department inmate at the Otero County Prison Facility was determined to be a case in Otero County and was corrected. Including the just reported cases above, New Mexico now has a total of 26,842 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 6,077 Catron County: 11 Chaves County: 956 Cibola County: 403 Colfax County: 24 Curry County: 724 De Baca County: 2 Doña Ana County: 3,031 Eddy County: 625 Grant County : 99 Guadalupe County: 32 Harding County: 2 Hidalgo County: 98 Lea County: 1,264 Lincoln County: 177 Los Alamos County: 29 Luna County: 372 McKinley County: 4,266 Mora County: 7 Otero: 240 Quay County: 69 Rio Arriba County: 374 Roosevelt County: 230 Sandoval County: 1,292 San Juan County: 3,233 San Miguel County: 91 Santa Fe County: 909 Sierra County: 39 Socorro County : 78 Taos County: 124 Torrance County: 64 Union County: 31 Valencia County: 532

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 Penitentiary 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 Correction Center in Valencia County: 31 Lea County Correction Center: 15 Northeastern New Mexico Correction Center in Union County: 1 Northwestern New Mexico Correction Center in Cibola County : 1 Otero County Prison Facility: 472 New Mexico Penitentiary in Santa Fe County: 1 Western New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 4

To date, there are 60 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 14,470 cases of COVID-19 designated as cured 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:

Adobe Assisted Living in Las Cruces Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque Aristocrat Assisted Living in Las Cruces Avamere in Roswell in Roswell Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield Brook Santa Camino Assistance Healthcare in Albuquerque Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara Good Life Senior Living in Lovington Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces Good Samaritan Society Socorro Harmony Residential Care in Rio Rancho Heartfelt Manor in Roswell Heritage Assisted Living in Las Cruces Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque LifeSpire Assisted Living in Albuquerque Lovington Healthcare in Lovington Mescalero Care Center in Mescalero Mission Arch Center in Roswell New Mexic or State V eterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe Palmilla Senior Living in Albuquerque Princeton Place in Albuquerque Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup The Rehab Center of Albuquerque in Albuquerque Pension Ranches in Clovis The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque Sagecrest Nursing e centro Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque San Juan Center in Farmington Silver City Care Center in Silver City Sunny Day Assisted Living in Gallup Sunset Villa Nursing Home in Roswell Village Rest Community in Roswell Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces Wheatfields Senior Living in Clovis

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 prior to the procedure.

New Mexicans who have non-health related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit, 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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