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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 1,237 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

319 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
109 new cases in Chaves County
21 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Colfax County
39 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
222 new cases in Doña Ana County
28 new cases in Eddy County
8 new cases in Grant County
3 new cases in Guadalupe County
3 new cases in Hidalgo County
44 new cases in Lea County
7 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
26 new cases in Luna County
13 new cases in McKinley County
14 new cases in Otero County
12 new cases in Rio Arriba County
12 new cases Roosevelt County
84 new cases in Sandoval County
41 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
133 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Sierra County
6 new cases in Socorro County
13 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
49 new cases in Valencia County
4 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
3 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County

The Department of Health on Friday reported twenty-two additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

• A male in his 60s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 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.
• A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of The Rio Las Estancias in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second female in her 80s 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 80s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s in Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and was an inmate at Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County.
• A female in her 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Doña Ana 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 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions was a resident of Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces facility.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the The Arbors of Del Rey in Las Cruces facility.
• A second male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the The Arbors of Del Rey in Las Cruces facility.
• A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second female in her 50s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 40s 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 1,198.

Previously reported numbers included six cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Chaves County, two in Doña Ana County, one in Valencia County) and one case in Bernalillo County that has been determined to be an out-of-state resident – these have now been corrected. One case previously reported in Cibola County has been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 62,006 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 15,864
Catron County: 14
Chaves County: 2,955
Cibola County: 920
Colfax County: 79
Curry County: 2,237
De Baca County: 22
Doña Ana County: 9,490
Eddy County: 2,077
Grant County: 279
Guadalupe County: 66
Harding County: 4
Hidalgo County: 142
Lea County: 2,879
Lincoln County: 502
Los Alamos County: 84
Luna County: 1,495
McKinley County: 5,179
Mora County: 19
Otero County: 809
Quay County: 140
Rio Arriba County: 734
Roosevelt County: 693
Sandoval County: 2,872
San Juan County: 4,330
San Miguel County: 275
Santa Fe County: 2,966
Sierra County: 178
Socorro County: 370
Taos County: 419
Torrance County: 158
Union County: 49
Valencia County: 1,509

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

As of today, there are 455 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 24,449 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: 418
• 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: 179
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 3
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 113
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 13
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 22
• Otero County Prison Facility: 472
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 70
• Roswell Correctional Center: 218
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 101
• 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 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).