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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 2,076 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

746 new cases in Bernalillo County
86 new cases in Chaves County
57 new cases in Cibola County
21 new cases in Colfax County
46 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
98 new cases in Doña Ana County
55 new cases in Eddy County
4 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
98 new cases in Lea County
9 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Los Alamos County
25 new cases in Luna County
100 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
8 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
27 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
168 new cases in Sandoval County
121 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
145 new cases in Santa Fe County
28 new cases in Sierra County
16 new cases in Socorro County
31 new cases in Taos County
11 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
131 new cases in Valencia County
19 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Friday, Nov. 27, are:

87121 – 130
87105 – 83
87031 – 75
87507 – 70
87114 – 66
87120 – 54
87124 – 53
87111 – 52
88203 – 49
88240 – 47

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

• A male in his 40s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque.
• A second female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen.
• A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County.
• A male in his 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell.
• A second male in his 80s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell.
• A female in her 80s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca.
• A male in his 70s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of Retirement Ranches in Clovis.
• A female in her 90s from Curry County. The individual was a resident of Retirement Ranches in Clovis.
• A male in his 90s from Curry County. The individual was a resident of Retirement Ranches in Clovis.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs.
• A male in his 80s from Lincoln County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from Quay County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County.
• A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was a resident of Aztec Healthcare in Aztec.
• A second male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was a resident of the Montecito in Santa Fe facility.
• A second female in her 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Mi Casa Bonita in Santa Fe.
• A female in her 90s from Santa Fe County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Mi Casa Bonita in Santa Fe.
• A male in his 90s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Sierra County. The individual was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.
• A second female in her 80s from Sierra County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.
• A male in his 80s from Sierra County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.
• A female in her 70s from Taos County. The individual was a resident of the Taos Living Center.
• A second female in her 70s from Taos County. The individual was a resident of the Taos Living Center.
• A third female in her 70s from Taos County. The individual was a resident of the Taos Living Center.
• A male in his 70s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Valencia County. The individual was a resident of Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 1,504.

Previously reported numbers included sixteen cases that have been identified as duplicates (three in Bernalillo County, seven in Lea County, one in Lincoln County, two in McKinley County, three in Santa Fe County); two cases that were not lab-confirmed (one in Bernalillo County, one in Valencia County) – these have now been corrected. Previously reported numbers in correctional facilities included one additional case in the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center that had been previously identified as a Bernalillo County resident and one case of a Doña Ana County resident that had been previously identified as an inmate at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 91,852 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 25,134
Catron County: 34
Chaves County: 4,368
Cibola County: 1,599
Colfax County: 194
Curry County: 3,084
De Baca County: 42
Doña Ana County: 12,976
Eddy County: 2,839
Grant County: 464
Guadalupe County: 119
Harding County: 6
Hidalgo County: 181
Lea County: 4,072
Lincoln County: 752
Los Alamos County: 129
Luna County: 1,886
McKinley County: 6,846
Mora County: 35
Otero County: 1,333
Quay County: 219
Rio Arriba County: 1,248
Roosevelt County: 961
Sandoval County: 4,823
San Juan County: 5,753
San Miguel County: 402
Santa Fe County: 4,838
Sierra County: 322
Socorro County: 591
Taos County: 794
Torrance County: 293
Union County: 114
Valencia County: 2,809

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

As of today, there are 874 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 31,102 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: 385
• 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: 204
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 67
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 146
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 101
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 54
• Otero County Prison Facility: 475
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 104
• Roswell Correctional Center: 223
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 164
• Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 1
• 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, Lakeview Christian Home 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).