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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 1,443 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

356 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
135 new cases in Chaves County
33 new cases in Cibola County
10 new cases in Colfax County
33 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
167 new cases in Doña Ana County
19 new cases in Eddy County
15 new cases in Grant County
3 new cases in Guadalupe County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
67 new cases in Lea County
16 new cases in Lincoln County
10 new cases in Los Alamos County
9 new cases in Luna County
88 new cases in McKinley County
28 new cases in Otero County
4 new cases in Quay County
40 new cases in Rio Arriba County
8 new cases in Roosevelt County
101 new cases in Sandoval County
82 new cases in San Juan County
6 new cases in San Miguel County
92 new cases in Santa Fe County
13 new cases in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
14 new cases in Taos County
15 new cases in Torrance County
5 new cases in Union County
42 new cases in Valencia County
15 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
3 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County

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

• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Princeton Place facility in Albuquerque.
• A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Colfax County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces.
• A female in her 60s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs.
• A female in her 30s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was a resident of The Suites at Rio Vista facility in Rio Rancho.
• A female in her 40s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the Aztec Healthcare facility in Aztec.
• A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Aztec Healthcare facility in Aztec.
• A male in his 80s from Taos County. The individual was a resident of the Taos Living Center in Taos.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 1,540.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Nov. 29, are:

88201 (Roswell) – 64
88203 (Roswell) – 62
87507 (Santa Fe) – 57
87121 (Albuquerque) – 54
88240 (Hobbs) – 52
87108 (Albuquerque) – 42
87124 (Rio Rancho) – 42
87105 (Albuquerque) – 37
88001 (Las Cruces) – 32
87120 (Albuquerque) – 31

Previously reported numbers included three cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Valencia County) and five cases that were not lab confirmed (four in Bernalillo County, one in Santa Fe County) – these have now been corrected. One case previously reported in Union County has been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County and is now reported as such. One case previously reported among NMCD inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County has been corrected to be reported in Cibola County. Two cases previously reported among NMCD inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility have been corrected to be reported in Otero County. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 95,417 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 26,194
Catron County: 36
Chaves County: 4,665
Cibola County: 1,650
Colfax County: 211
Curry County: 3,157
De Baca County: 44
Doña Ana County: 13,356
Eddy County: 2,952
Grant County: 499
Guadalupe County: 127
Harding County: 6
Hidalgo County: 185
Lea County: 4,229
Lincoln County: 778
Los Alamos County: 142
Luna County: 1,946
McKinley County: 7,043
Mora County: 35
Otero County: 1,399
Quay County: 230
Rio Arriba County: 1,307
Roosevelt County: 980
Sandoval County: 5,090
San Juan County: 5,917
San Miguel County: 414
Santa Fe County: 5,053
Sierra County: 344
Socorro County: 616
Taos County: 816
Torrance County: 311
Union County: 118
Valencia County: 2,951

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

As of today, there are 919 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 32,050 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: 82
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 146
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 106
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 57
• Otero County Prison Facility: 473
• 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: 2
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

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).