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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 1,201 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

484 new cases in Bernalillo County
47 new cases in Chaves County
17 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Colfax County
15 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
117 new cases in Doña Ana County
25 new cases in Eddy County
8 new cases in Grant County
58 new cases in Lea County
7 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
7 new cases in Luna County
93 new cases in McKinley County
26 new cases in Otero County
5 new cases in Quay County
17 new cases in Rio Arriba County
78 new cases in Sandoval County
104 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
37 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
2 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
28 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center

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

• A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A third female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Camino Retirement Apartments in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque.
• A 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 a resident of the Casa Sandia facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Atria Vista del Rio facility in Albuquerque.
• A second male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 60s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 90s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of • the Good Life Senior Living facility in Carlsbad.
• A female in her 60s from Roosevelt 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 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Santa Fe County. The individual was a resident of the Vista Hermosa facility in Santa Fe.
• A female in her 90s from Sierra County. The individual was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 2,594.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Jan. 5 are:

87121 – 65
87120 – 61
87114 – 56
87105 – 45
87107 – 35
88240 – 34
87111 – 28
87327 – 28
87401 – 28
87109 – 27

Previously reported numbers included sixteen cases that have been identified as duplicates (five in Bernalillo County, two in Doña Ana County, seven in Sandoval County, two in Santa Fe County) and one case in Santa Fe County that has been determined to be an out-of-state resident – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 148,499 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 42,490
Catron County: 59
Chaves County: 7,188
Cibola County: 2,336
Colfax County: 543
Curry County: 4,192
De Baca County: 103
Doña Ana County: 18,097
Eddy County: 4,813
Grant County: 974
Guadalupe County: 284
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 254
Lea County: 6,987
Lincoln County: 1,088
Los Alamos County: 301
Luna County: 2,416
McKinley County: 10,124
Mora County: 125
Otero County: 2,231
Quay County: 345
Rio Arriba County: 2,396
Roosevelt County: 1,560
Sandoval County: 8,530
San Juan County: 10,724
San Miguel County: 898
Santa Fe County: 7,583
Sierra County: 582
Socorro County: 967
Taos County: 1,188
Torrance County: 506
Union County: 195
Valencia County: 5,030

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

As of today, there are 740 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 70,737 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: 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.

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).