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

601 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
49 new cases in Chaves County
20 new cases in Cibola County
10 new cases in Colfax County
29 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
119 new cases in Doña Ana County
35 new cases in Eddy County
10 new cases in Grant County
6 new cases in Guadalupe County
6 new cases in Hidalgo County
55 new cases in Lea County
10 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
11 new cases in Luna County
111 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Mora County
30 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
53 new cases in Rio Arriba County
9 new cases in Roosevelt County
106 new cases in Sandoval County
209 new cases in San Juan County
14 new cases in San Miguel County
124 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Sierra County
26 new cases in Socorro County
9 new cases in Taos County
2 new cases in Union County
65 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individual held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
3 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 Lea County Correctional Facility
15 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County
1 new case 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

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

• A male in his 50s from Eddy County.
• A female in her 80s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation facility.
• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of The Watermark at Cherry Hills facility in Albuquerque.
• A second female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 40s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Mission Arch Center facility in Roswell.
• A male in his 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Mission Arch Center facility in Roswell.
• A second male in his 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Chaves County. The individual was a resident of the Mission Arch Center facility in Roswell.
• A male in his 60s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 30s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Santa Fe County. The individual was a resident of the Pacifica Senior Living facility in Santa Fe.
• A male in his 70s from Sierra County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.
• 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 male in his 90s 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 Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s 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 1,823.

Previously reported numbers included nine cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Chaves County, one in Colfax County, one in Curry County, one in Eddy County, three in Sandoval County, one in Socorro County) and two cases that were not lab confirmed (one in Lincoln County, one in Sandoval County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 112,950 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 31,963
Catron County: 51
Chaves County: 5,537
Cibola County: 1,841
Colfax County: 351
Curry County: 3,494
De Baca County: 69
Doña Ana County: 14,998
Eddy County: 3,392
Grant County: 590
Guadalupe County: 186
Harding County: 7
Hidalgo County: 204
Lea County: 5,031
Lincoln County: 897
Los Alamos County: 189
Luna County: 2,100
McKinley County: 7,987
Mora County: 60
Otero County: 1,743
Quay County: 287
Rio Arriba County: 1,614
Roosevelt County: 1,128
Sandoval County: 6,196
San Juan County: 7,211
San Miguel County: 538
Santa Fe County: 6,037
Sierra County: 430
Socorro County: 729
Taos County: 951
Torrance County: 388
Union County: 152
Valencia County: 3,717

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

As of today, there are 917 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 40,058 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: 417
• Otero County Prison Facility: 430
• Otero County Processing Center: 194
• Torrance County Detention Facility: 46

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: 229
• Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 116
• Lea County Correctional Facility: 154
• Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 135
• Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 95
• Otero County Prison Facility: 471
• Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 131
• Roswell Correctional Center: 225
• Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 177
• Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 58
• 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).