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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 2,107 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

541 new cases in Bernalillo County
108 new cases in Chaves County
64 new cases in Cibola County
14 new cases in Colfax County
41 new cases in Curry County
6 new cases in De Baca County
202 new cases in Doña Ana County
97 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
5 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
118 new cases in Lea County
12 new cases in Lincoln County
7 new cases in Los Alamos County
26 new cases in Luna County
184 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
48 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
37 new cases in Rio Arriba County
8 new cases in Roosevelt County
172 new cases in Sandoval County
127 new cases in San Juan County
9 new cases in San Miguel County
91 new cases in Santa Fe County
10 new cases in Sierra County
18 new cases in Socorro County
34 new cases in Taos County
26 new cases in Torrance County
3 new cases in Union County
75 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
10 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
6 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County

The Department of Health on Tuesday reported twenty-eight 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. The individual was a resident of the Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation facility.
• A male in his 80s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
• A second male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• 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 was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s 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 second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Taos County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Taos Living Center.
• A male in his 60s from Union County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Union County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 1,428.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Nov. 24, are:

88240 (Hobbs) – 71
87121 (Albuquerque) – 70
87120 (Albuquerque) – 65
88210 (Artesia) – 57
87105 (Albuquerque) – 52
88201 (Roswell) – 42
87327 (Zuni) – 41
88203 (Roswell) – 41
87114 (Albuquerque) – 39
87124 (Rio Rancho) – 39

Previously reported numbers included eight cases that were not lab confirmed (one in Bernalillo County, one in Los Alamos County, two in San Juan County, three in Santa Fe County, one in Taos County) – these have now been confirmed. Two cases previously reported in Chaves County have been determined to be among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 86,247 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 23,162
Catron County: 33
Chaves County: 4,094
Cibola County: 1,513
Colfax County: 159
Curry County: 2,976
De Baca County: 38
Doña Ana County: 12,476
Eddy County: 2,721
Grant County: 441
Guadalupe County: 109
Harding County: 5
Hidalgo County: 171
Lea County: 3,832
Lincoln County: 692
Los Alamos County: 120
Luna County: 1,836
McKinley County: 6,532
Mora County: 34
Otero County: 1,283
Quay County: 211
Rio Arriba County: 1,159
Roosevelt County: 922
Sandoval County: 4,404
San Juan County: 5,399
San Miguel County: 384
Santa Fe County: 4,503
Sierra County: 286
Socorro County: 560
Taos County: 727
Torrance County: 275
Union County: 106
Valencia County: 2,542

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

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: 382
• Otero County Prison Facility: 426
• Otero County Processing Center: 193
• 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: 201
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 64
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 143
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 93
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 50
• Otero County Prison Facility: 472
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 103
• Roswell Correctional Center: 223
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 142
• Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 1
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 5

As of today, there are 871 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 29,568 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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 Landsun Unit of 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).