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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 1,022 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

266 new cases in Bernalillo County
37 new cases in Chaves County
36 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
24 new cases in Curry County
197 new cases in Doña Ana County
53 new cases in Eddy County
5 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
53 new cases in Lea County
5 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Los Alamos County
35 new cases in Luna County
38 new cases in McKinley County
25 new cases in Otero County
3 new cases in Quay County
16 new cases in Rio Arriba County
9 new cases in Roosevelt County
36 new cases in Sandoval County
52 new cases in San Juan County
6 new cases in San Miguel County
39 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Sierra County
7 new cases in Socorro County
19 new cases in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
21 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County
7 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County
7 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County
12 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

The Department of Health on Wednesday reported 14 additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Aztec Healthcare facility in Aztec.
• A female in her 80s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 1,059.

Previously reported numbers included ten cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Bernalillo County, one in De Baca County, four in Doña Ana County, one in San Juan County, two in Sandoval County, one in Santa Fe County) and one case in San Juan 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 50,251 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 12,627
Catron County: 10
Chaves County: 2,324
Cibola County: 730
Colfax County: 49
Curry County: 1,754
De Baca County: 2
Doña Ana County: 7,492
Eddy County: 1,663
Grant County: 220
Guadalupe County: 47
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 129
Lea County: 2,371
Lincoln County: 410
Los Alamos County: 58
Luna County: 1,250
McKinley County: 4,860
Mora County: 15
Otero County: 614
Quay County: 117
Rio Arriba County: 574
Roosevelt County: 541
Sandoval County: 2,236
San Juan County: 3,964
San Miguel County: 209
Santa Fe County: 2,096
Sierra County: 141
Socorro County: 289
Taos County: 292
Torrance County: 121
Union County: 46
Valencia County: 1,141

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

As of today, there are 393 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, 82 percent of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 75 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 22,274 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: 396
• 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: 10
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 8
• Otero County Prison Facility: 472
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 48
• Roswell Correctional Center: 13
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 55
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 5

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).