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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 355 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

121 new cases in Bernalillo County
10 new cases in Chaves County
5 new cases in Cibola County
24 new cases in Curry County
50 new cases in Doña Ana County
6 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
19 new cases in Lea County
2 new cases in Lincoln County
3 new cases in Luna County
9 new cases in McKinley County
4 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
21 new cases in Sandoval County
9 new cases in San Juan County
3 new cases in San Miguel County
41 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
10 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

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

• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of Retirement Ranches in Clovis.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 918.

Previously reported numbers included four cases that have been identified as duplicates (three in Bernalillo County, one in Luna County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 33,713 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 7,926
Catron County: 9
Chaves County: 1,561
Cibola County: 471
Colfax County: 41
Curry County: 1,117
De Baca County: 1
Doña Ana County: 4,158
Eddy County: 1,046
Grant County: 147
Guadalupe County: 37
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 108
Lea County: 1,668
Lincoln County: 262
Los Alamos County: 37
Luna County: 509
McKinley County: 4,429
Mora County: 9
Otero County: 310
Quay County: 80
Rio Arriba County: 425
Roosevelt County: 350
Sandoval County: 1,556
San Juan County: 3,483
San Miguel County: 123
Santa Fe County: 1,240
Sierra County: 67
Socorro County: 144
Taos County: 161
Torrance County: 91
Union County: 37
Valencia County: 666

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: 329
• Otero County Prison Facility: 291
• Otero County Processing Center: 181
• 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: 38
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 75
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 5
• 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: 2
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

As of today, there are 125 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 18,960 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: Good Life Senior Living in Carlsbad and 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).