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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 875 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

251 new cases in Bernalillo County
47 new cases in Chaves County
15 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
20 new cases in Curry County
125 new cases in Doña Ana County
20 new cases in Eddy County
5 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
51 new cases in Lea County
8 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
41 new cases in Luna County
32 new cases in McKinley County
34 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
42 new cases in Sandoval County
31 new cases in San Juan County
3 new cases in San Miguel County
48 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
10 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
31 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
19 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
5 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

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

• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 50s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 965.

Previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates in Doña Ana County and one case that was not lab confirmed in Bernalillo County – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 41,040 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 10,130
Catron County: 9
Chaves County: 1,921
Cibola County: 553
Colfax County: 44
Curry County: 1,471
De Baca County: 1
Doña Ana County: 5,421
Eddy County: 1,359
Grant County: 183
Guadalupe County: 41
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 113
Lea County: 2,017
Lincoln County: 357
Los Alamos County: 42
Luna County: 760
McKinley County: 4,571
Mora County: 14
Otero County: 471
Quay County: 99
Rio Arriba County: 480
Roosevelt County: 438
Sandoval County: 1,904
San Juan County: 3,719
San Miguel County: 162
Santa Fe County: 1,594
Sierra County: 96
Socorro County: 212
Taos County: 201
Torrance County: 98
Union County: 39
Valencia County: 891

County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

As of today, there are 264 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.

OVERALL STATE HOSPITAL CAPACITY: As of today, 80 percent of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 76 percent of ICU beds across New Mexico hospitals are occupied. This includes patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and other illnesses.

As of today, there are 20,765 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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: 341
• Otero County Prison Facility: 364
• Otero County Processing Center: 186
• 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: 47
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 109
• 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: 54
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

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).