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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 2,330 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

895 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
78 new cases in Chaves County
37 new cases in Cibola County
15 new cases in Colfax County
50 new cases in Curry County
198 new cases in Doña Ana County
38 new cases in Eddy County
4 new cases in Grant County
6 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
105 new cases in Lea County
9 new cases in Lincoln County
9 new cases in Los Alamos County
20 new cases in Luna County
97 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
76 new cases in Otero County
7 new cases in Quay County
41 new cases in Rio Arriba County
21 new cases in Roosevelt County
178 new cases in Sandoval County
105 new cases in San Juan County
19 new cases in San Miguel County
181 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
17 new cases in Socorro County
10 new cases in Taos County
7 new cases in Torrance County
3 new cases in Union County
92 new cases in Valencia County
7 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
1 new case 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 Tuesday, Dec. 1, are:

87121 (Albuquerque) – 175
87105 (Albuquerque) – 129
87507 (Santa Fe) – 95
87120 (Albuquerque) – 75
87114 (Albuquerque) – 73
87123 (Albuquerque) – 63
87124 (Rio Rancho) – 56
87031 (Los Lunas) – 55
88260 (Lovington) – 51
88340 (Mescalero) – 47

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

• A male in his 70s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 20s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 30s from McKinley 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 female in her 90s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Mission Arch Center facility in Roswell.
• A female in her 60s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Retirement Ranches facility in Clovis.
• A male in his 70s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 80s from Curry 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 male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 50s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Roosevelt County.
• A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 1,589.

Previously reported numbers included five cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Chaves County, two in Cibola County, one in Doña Ana County, one in Rio Arriba County) and one case in Rio Arriba County that was not lab confirmed. Five cases previously reported in Union County have been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County and are not reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 99,419 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 27,678
Catron County: 37
Chaves County: 4,844
Cibola County: 1,692
Colfax County: 246
Curry County: 3,243
De Baca County: 44
Doña Ana County: 13,684
Eddy County: 3,029
Grant County: 513
Guadalupe County: 139
Harding County: 6
Hidalgo County: 187
Lea County: 4,399
Lincoln County: 790
Los Alamos County: 155
Luna County: 1,976
McKinley County: 7,225
Mora County: 36
Otero County: 1,493
Quay County: 254
Rio Arriba County: 1,364
Roosevelt County: 1,015
Sandoval County: 5,394
San Juan County: 6,155
San Miguel County: 439
Santa Fe County: 5,341
Sierra County: 345
Socorro County: 640
Taos County: 851
Torrance County: 324
Union County: 113
Valencia County: 3,132

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

As of today, there are 909 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 33,458 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: 194
• 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: 89
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 146
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 112
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 62
• 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: 167
• 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).