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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 143 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

47 new cases in Bernalillo County
5 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Cibola County
11 new cases in Curry County
19 new cases in Doña Ana County
4 new cases in Eddy County
4 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Lea County
3 new cases in Luna County
10 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Otero County
2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Sandoval County
9 new cases in San Juan County
11 new cases in Santa Fe County
2 new cases in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
3 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

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

• A female in her 60s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad.
• A male in his 70s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad.
• A female in her 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 873.

Previously reported numbers included two cases in Eddy County that have been identified as duplicates; these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 28,985 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 6,499
Catron County: 9
Chaves County: 1,164
Cibola County: 420
Colfax County: 36
Curry County: 801
De Baca County: 1
Doña Ana County: 3,362
Eddy County: 826
Grant County: 124
Guadalupe County: 34
Harding County: 2
Hidalgo County: 99
Lea County: 1,414
Lincoln County: 211
Los Alamos County: 33
Luna County: 422
McKinley County: 4,335
Mora County: 7
Otero County: 264
Quay County: 74
Rio Arriba County: 399
Roosevelt County: 282
Sandoval County: 1,357
San Juan County: 3,336
San Miguel County: 100
Santa Fe County: 1,014
Sierra County: 46
Socorro County: 105
Taos County: 144
Torrance County: 74
Union County: 31
Valencia County: 581

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: 324
• Otero County Prison Facility: 285
• Otero County Processing Center: 163
• Torrance County Detention Facility: 44

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: 34
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 49
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 1
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
• Otero County Prison Facility: 472
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 1
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

As of today, there are 76 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 16,422 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 in Eddy County: Lakeview Christian Home 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).