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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 1,250 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

391 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Catron County
68 new cases in Chaves County
23 new cases in Cibola County
12 new cases in Colfax County
26 new cases in Curry County
11 new cases in De Baca County
95 new cases in Doña Ana County
37 new cases in Eddy County
3 new cases in Grant County
16 new cases in Guadalupe County
2 new cases Hidalgo County
33 new cases in Lea County
17 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
12 new cases in Luna County
49 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Mora County
12 new cases in Otero County
13 new cases in Quay County
21 new cases in Rio Arriba County
11 new cases in Roosevelt County
53 new cases in Sandoval County
124 new cases in San Juan County
14 new cases in San Miguel County
64 new cases in Santa Fe County
9 new cases in Sierra County
14 new cases in Socorro County
13 new cases in Taos County
9 new cases in Torrance County
51 new cases in Valencia County
5 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
6 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
14 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center
13 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Dec. 6, are:

87121 (Albuquerque) – 99
87401 (Farmington) – 52
87105 (Albuquerque) – 49
87507 (Santa Fe) – 44
87120 (Albuquerque) – 37
87031 (Los Lunas) – 34
88203 (Roswell) – 33
87123 (Albuquerque) – 32
87114 (Albuquerque) – 28
88101 (Clovis) – 25

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

• A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County.
• 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 and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 20s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 50s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 40s 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 1,749.

Previously reported numbers included 17 cases that have been identified as duplicates (10 in Bernalillo County, five in Doña Ana County, two in San Juan County) and one case in Doña Ana County that was not lab confirmed – these have now been corrected. Eight cases previously reported in Santa Fe County have been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County and are now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 108,088 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 30,339
Catron County: 48
Chaves County: 5,362
Cibola County: 1,786
Colfax County: 284
Curry County: 3,419
De Baca County: 67
Doña Ana County: 14,590
Eddy County: 3,282
Grant County: 554
Guadalupe County: 171
Harding County: 6
Hidalgo County: 193
Lea County: 4,833
Lincoln County: 873
Los Alamos County: 178
Luna County: 2,061
McKinley County: 7,630
Mora County: 53
Otero County: 1,645
Quay County: 282
Rio Arriba County: 1,493
Roosevelt County: 1,107
Sandoval County: 5,867
San Juan County: 6,787
San Miguel County: 502
Santa Fe County: 5,787
Sierra County: 418
Socorro County: 698
Taos County: 922
Torrance County: 379
Union County: 147
Valencia County: 3,526

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 37,041 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: 387
• Otero County Prison Facility: 428
• Otero County Processing Center: 194
• Torrance County Detention Facility: 45

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: 225
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 111
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 148
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 120
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 94
• Otero County Prison Facility: 473
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 117
• Roswell Correctional Center: 224
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 177
• Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 52
• Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

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.