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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 1,645 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

430 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
76 new cases in Chaves County
22 new cases in Cibola County
30 new cases in Colfax County
53 new cases in Curry County
5 new cases in De Baca County
202 new cases in Doña Ana County
57 new cases in Eddy County
20 new cases in Grant County
4 new cases in Guadalupe County
5 new cases in Hidalgo County
55 new cases in Lea County
19 new cases in Lincoln County
7 new cases in Los Alamos County
19 new cases in Luna County
99 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Mora County
19 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Quay County
27 new cases in Rio Arriba County
13 new cases in Roosevelt County
95 new cases in Sandoval County
182 new cases in San Juan County
15 new cases in San Miguel County
81 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases in Sierra County
13 new cases in Socorro County
12 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
57 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Friday, Jan. 8 are:

87121 – 75
87401 – 72
87105 – 52
88101 – 47
87114 – 46
88001 – 46
87120 – 44
87124 – 42
88220 – 42
87507 – 41

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

• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A third male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Tender Heart Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
• A 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 a resident of the Atria Vista del Rio facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the BeeHive Homes San Pedro facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 40s from Chaves County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Colfax County.
• A male in his 40s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 30s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the Lovington Healthcare facility in Lovington.
• A female in her 60s from Lincoln County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Otero County.
• A male in his 60s from Otero County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Quay County.
• A female in her 30s from Rio Arriba County.
• A male in his 40s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 80s from Roosevelt County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.
• A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s from Torrance County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 2,710.

Previously reported numbers included seven cases that have been identified as duplicates (four in Bernalillo County, one in Doña Ana County, one in San Juan County, one in Sierra County) and one case in Bernalillo County that was not lab confirmed – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 151,819 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 43,807
Catron County: 62
Chaves County: 7,415
Cibola County: 2,395
Colfax County: 586
Curry County: 4,293
De Baca County: 109
Doña Ana County: 18,577
Eddy County: 5,015
Grant County: 1,050
Guadalupe County: 295
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 270
Lea County: 7,144
Lincoln County: 1,128
Los Alamos County: 334
Luna County: 2,463
McKinley County: 10,374
Mora County: 131
Otero County: 2,327
Quay County: 356
Rio Arriba County: 2,587
Roosevelt County: 1,599
Sandoval County: 8,861
San Juan County: 11,289
San Miguel County: 931
Santa Fe County: 7,901
Sierra County: 600
Socorro County: 993
Taos County: 1,228
Torrance County: 519
Union County: 201
Valencia County: 5,206

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

As of today, there are 703 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 75,883 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 and 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).