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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 518 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

123 new cases in Bernalillo County
30 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
20 new cases in Curry County
102 new cases in Doña Ana County
20 new cases in Eddy County
4 new cases in Grant County
30 new cases in Lea County
11 new cases in Lincoln County
20 new cases in Luna County
10 new cases in McKinley County
16 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
11 new cases in Rio Arriba County
9 new cases in Roosevelt County
11 new cases in Sandoval County
16 new cases in San Juan County
4 new cases in San Miguel County
11 new cases in Santa Fe County
13 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
19 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
24 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
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 Monday reported one additional death in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 935.

Previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Chaves County, one in Curry County) and two cases that have been identified as out-of-state residents (one in Lea County, one in McKinley County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 37,302 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 9,066
Catron County: 9
Chaves County: 1,766
Cibola County: 498
Colfax County: 41
Curry County: 1,293
De Baca County: 1
Doña Ana County: 4,765
Eddy County: 1,193
Grant County: 168
Guadalupe County: 37
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 111
Lea County: 1,837
Lincoln County: 307
Los Alamos County: 38
Luna County: 631
McKinley County: 4,476
Mora County: 14
Otero County: 366
Quay County: 87
Rio Arriba County: 454
Roosevelt County: 389
Sandoval County: 1,730
San Juan County: 3,599
San Miguel County: 147
Santa Fe County: 1,379
Sierra County: 75
Socorro County: 183
Taos County: 174
Torrance County: 93
Union County: 38
Valencia County: 773

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: 331
• Otero County Prison Facility: 337
• 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: 40
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 102
• 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: 45
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

As of today, there are 183 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 20,001 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: Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Good Life Senior Living in Artesia, 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).