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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 2,142 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

719 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
162 new cases in Chaves County
17 new cases in Cibola County
7 new cases in Colfax County
40 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
218 new cases in Doña Ana County
94 new cases in Eddy County
20 new cases in Grant County
5 new cases in Guadalupe County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
92 new cases in Lea County
12 new cases in Lincoln County
3 new cases in Los Alamos County
48 new cases in Luna County
110 new cases in McKinley County
34 new cases in Otero County
7 new cases in Quay County
18 new cases in Rio Arriba County
12 new cases in Roosevelt County
163 new cases in Sandoval County
82 new cases in San Juan County
5 new cases in San Miguel County
129 new cases in Santa Fe County
9 new cases in Sierra County
15 new cases in Socorro County
8 new cases in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
4 new cases in Union County
100 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
2 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 (Albuquerque) – 114
87507 (Santa Fe) – 90
88201 (Roswell) – 90
87114 (Albuquerque) – 80
87105 (Albuquerque) – 79
87120 (Albuquerque) – 74
88240 (Hobbs) – 64
87031 (Los Lunas) – 61
88005 (Las Cruces) – 60
88220 (Carlsbad) – 55

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

• A female in her 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from San Juan 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.
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque.
• A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 100s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Princeton Place facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 80s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the White Sands Healthcare facility in Hobbs.
• A second male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 80s 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 1,527.

Previously reported numbers included nine cases that have been identified as duplicates (three in Bernalillo County, three in Doña Ana County, one in Lea County, one in McKinley County, one in Roosevelt County) and five cases that were not lab confirmed (two in Bernalillo County, one in Lea County, two in Santa Fe County) – these have now been corrected. Four cases previously reported in Union County have been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County and are now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 93,982 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 25,847
Catron County: 35
Chaves County: 4,530
Cibola County: 1,616
Colfax County: 201
Curry County: 3,124
De Baca County: 43
Doña Ana County: 13,190
Eddy County: 2,933
Grant County: 484
Guadalupe County: 124
Harding County: 6
Hidalgo County: 183
Lea County: 4,162
Lincoln County: 764
Los Alamos County: 132
Luna County: 1,935
McKinley County: 6,955
Mora County: 35
Otero County: 1,367
Quay County: 226
Rio Arriba County: 1,267
Roosevelt County: 972
Sandoval County: 4,988
San Juan County: 5,835
San Miguel County: 407
Santa Fe County: 4,964
Sierra County: 331
Socorro County: 606
Taos County: 802
Torrance County: 295
Union County: 114
Valencia County: 2,910

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

As of today, there are 854 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 31,482 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 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 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: 205
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 67
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 146
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 105
• 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: 166
• Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 1
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 5

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).