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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 747 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

224 new cases in Bernalillo County
35 new cases in Chaves County
9 new cases in Cibola County
17 new cases in Curry County
111 new cases in Doña Ana County
51 new cases in Eddy County
9 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
9 new cases in Lea County
2 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
18 new cases in Luna County
25 new cases in McKinley County
16 new cases in Otero County
6 new cases in Quay County
13 new cases in Rio Arriba County
12 new cases in Roosevelt County
25 new cases in Sandoval County
11 new cases in San Juan County
9 new cases in San Miguel County
33 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
8 new cases in Torrance County
4 new cases in Union County
19 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
61 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
2 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 Roswell 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 Sunday reported eight additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

• A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hobbs.
• A female in her 20s from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 1,026.

Previously reported numbers included one case that has been identified as a duplicate in Doña Ana County, three cases that were not lab confirmed (two in McKinley County, one in Socorro County) and one case in Bernalillo County that has been identified as an out-of-state resident – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 47,232 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 11,859
Catron County: 10
Chaves County: 2,169
Cibola County: 658
Colfax County: 46
Curry County: 1,650
De Baca County: 2
Doña Ana County: 6,809
Eddy County: 1,582
Grant County: 206
Guadalupe County: 46
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 125
Lea County: 2,217
Lincoln County: 395
Los Alamos County: 50
Luna County: 1,158
McKinley County: 4,752
Mora County: 15
Otero County: 569
Quay County: 112
Rio Arriba County: 543
Roosevelt County: 493
Sandoval County: 2,131
San Juan County: 3,861
San Miguel County: 196
Santa Fe County: 1,899
Sierra County: 130
Socorro County: 270
Taos County: 262
Torrance County: 112
Union County: 45
Valencia County: 1,075

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

As of today, there are 365 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, 77 percent of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 65 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 21,623 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: 191
• 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: 155
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 1
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 112
• 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: 4
• Roswell Correctional Center: 1
• 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).