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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 262 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

111 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Chaves County
2 new cases in Cibola County
4 new cases in Curry County
32 new cases in Doña Ana County
2 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
11 new cases in Lea County
2 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
20 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
4 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
1 new case in Roosevelt County
17 new cases in Sandoval County
24 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in San Miguel County
9 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
8 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Sunday reported two additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. They are:

• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from San Juan County.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 545.

Previously reported numbers included seven cases that have been identified as out-of-state residents (one in Bernalillo County, six in Doña Ana County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 15,028 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 3,076
Catron County: 3
Chaves County: 162
Cibola County: 249
Colfax County: 9
Curry County: 251
Doña Ana County: 1,404
Eddy County: 140
Grant County: 33
Guadalupe County: 20
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 72
Lea County: 280
Lincoln County: 24
Los Alamos County: 12
Luna County: 122
McKinley County: 3,634
Mora County: 3
Otero County: 77
Quay County: 16
Rio Arriba County: 139
Roosevelt County: 79
Sandoval County: 838
San Juan County: 2,711
San Miguel County: 26
Santa Fe County: 337
Sierra County: 14
Socorro County: 64
Taos County: 53
Torrance County: 49
Union County: 8
Valencia County: 186

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: 2
• Otero County Prison Facility: 275
• Otero County Processing Center: 149
• Torrance County Detention Facility: 43

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: 7
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
• Otero County Prison Facility: 458
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1

As of today, there are 170 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 6,322 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

The Department of Health has detected community spread in the state of New Mexico and is investigating cases with no known exposure. The agency reports that given the infectious nature of the virus it is likely other residents are infected but yet to be tested or confirmed positive. To that end, all New Mexicans have been instructed to stay home except for outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and welfare. These additional restrictions have been enacted to aggressively minimize person-to-person contact and ensure spread is mitigated. New Mexicans are strongly urged to limit travel to only what is necessary for health, safety and welfare.

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. Get tested. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a mask or face covering when in public and around others.