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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 592 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

187 new cases in Bernalillo County
41 new cases in Chaves County
15 new cases in Cibola County
18 new cases in Curry County
127 new cases in Doña Ana County
9 new cases in Eddy County
3 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
6 new cases in Lea County
6 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
17 new cases in Luna County
22 new cases in McKinley County
6 new cases in Otero County
10 new cases in Rio Arriba County
3 new cases in Roosevelt County
31 new cases in Sandoval County
17 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in San Miguel County
33 new cases in Santa Fe County
8 new cases in Sierra County
4 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
14 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case 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
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County

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

• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of Skies Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Lotus Care Homes Galaxia facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa del Sol Center facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa del Sol Center facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 40s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 1,018.

Previously reported numbers included ten cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Chaves County, one in Cibola County, two in Doña Ana County, one in Sandoval County, two in Santa Fe County, one in Valencia County) and one case in Bernalillo County that was not lab confirmed – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 46,490 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 11,636
Catron County: 10
Chaves County: 2,134
Cibola County: 649
Colfax County: 46
Curry County: 1,633
De Baca County: 2
Doña Ana County: 6,699
Eddy County: 1,531
Grant County: 197
Guadalupe County: 46
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 124
Lea County: 2,208
Lincoln County: 393
Los Alamos County: 49
Luna County: 1,140
McKinley County: 4,729
Mora County: 15
Otero County: 553
Quay County: 106
Rio Arriba County: 530
Roosevelt County: 481
Sandoval County: 2,106
San Juan County: 3,850
San Miguel County: 187
Santa Fe County: 1,866
Sierra County: 127
Socorro County: 262
Taos County: 261
Torrance County: 104
Union County: 41
Valencia County: 1,056

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

As of today, there are 354 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, 79 percent of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 77 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 21,570 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: 348
• Otero County Prison Facility: 391
• Otero County Processing Center: 190
• 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: 94
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 1
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 110
• 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: 3
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 55
• 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).