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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 1,180 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

335 new cases in Bernalillo County
61 new cases in Chaves County
31 new cases in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
46 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
162 new cases in Doña Ana County
23 new cases in Eddy County
7 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
60 new cases in Lea County
8 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
23 new cases in Luna County
53 new cases in McKinley County
6 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Quay County
22 new cases in Rio Arriba County
13 new cases in Roosevelt County
63 new cases in Sandoval County
39 new cases in San Juan County
6 new cases in San Miguel County
56 new cases in Santa Fe County
6 new cases in Sierra County
13 new cases in Socorro County
27 new cases in Taos County
6 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
59 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County
36 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

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

• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Grace Adult Care Home in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 30s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
• A second female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 80s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of The Retreat Gardens facility in Rio Rancho.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 1,208.

Previously reported numbers included three cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Doña Ana County); nine cases that were not lab confirmed (two in Bernalillo County, two in Doña Ana County, two in lea County, one in Luna County, one in Sandoval County, one in Santa Fe County); and three cases that have been determined to be out-of-state residents (two in Doña Ana County, one in Lea County) – these have now been corrected. One case previously reported in Bernalillo County has been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Center in Valencia County. 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 63,171 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 16,194
Catron County: 14
Chaves County: 3,016
Cibola County: 950
Colfax County: 82
Curry County: 2,283
De Baca County: 23
Doña Ana County: 9,647
Eddy County: 2,100
Grant County: 286
Guadalupe County: 66
Harding County: 4
Hidalgo County: 143
Lea County: 2,936
Lincoln County: 510
Los Alamos County: 85
Luna County: 1,517
McKinley County: 5,232
Mora County: 19
Otero County: 815
Quay County: 148
Rio Arriba County: 756
Roosevelt County: 706
Sandoval County: 2,934
San Juan County: 4,369
San Miguel County: 281
Santa Fe County: 3,021
Sierra County: 184
Socorro County: 383
Taos County: 446
Torrance County: 164
Union County: 51
Valencia County: 1,568

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

As of today, there are 480 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 24,788 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: 180
• 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: 24
• Otero County Prison Facility: 472
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 72
• Roswell Correctional Center: 218
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 137
• 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).