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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 226 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

61 new cases in Bernalillo County
15 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
22 new cases in Curry County
35 new cases in Doña Ana County
6 new cases in Eddy County
16 new cases in Lea County
6 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Luna County
5 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Otero County
1 new csae in Quay County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
13 new cases in Sandoval County
3 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in San Miguel County
19 new cases in Santa Fe County
2 new cases in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
12 new cases in Valencia County

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

• A male in his 40s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 654.

Previously reported numbers included five cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Curry County, one in Lea County, two in McKinley County and one in Roosevelt County); and one case in Bernalillo County that was determined to be an out-of-state resident – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 21,016 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 4,860
Catron County: 4
Chaves County: 362
Cibola County: 336
Colfax County: 14
Curry County: 480
Doña Ana County: 2,214
Eddy County: 253
Grant County: 67
Guadalupe County: 31
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 88
Lea County: 641
Lincoln County: 105
Los Alamos County: 20
Luna County: 226
McKinley County: 4,002
Mora County: 6
Otero County: 184
Quay County: 32
Rio Arriba County: 294
Roosevelt County: 141
Sandoval County: 1,095
San Juan County: 3,002
San Miguel County: 42
Santa Fe County: 595
Sierra County: 29
Socorro County: 73
Taos County: 98
Torrance County: 60
Union County: 27
Valencia County: 369

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: 279
• Otero County Prison Facility: 279
• Otero County Processing Center: 159
• 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: 25
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 4
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 1
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
• Otero County Prison Facility: 470
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 3

As of today, there are 127 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 8,343 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 and acute care facilities in Eddy County: Good Life Senior Living in Carlsbad.

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. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a mask or face covering 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).