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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 1,208 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

270 new cases in Bernalillo County
58 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
25 new cases in Curry County
3 new cases in De Baca County
152 new cases in Doña Ana County
97 new cases in Eddy County
25 new cases in Grant County
3 new cases in Guadalupe County
4 new cases in Hidalgo County
68 new cases in Lea County
10 new cases in Lincoln County
6 new cases in Los Alamos County
26 new cases in Luna County
61 new cases in McKinley County
29 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
41 new cases in Rio Arriba County
15 new cases in Roosevelt County
80 new cases in Sandoval County
98 new cases in San Juan County
7 new cases in San Miguel County
66 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Socorro County
15 new cases in Taos County
6 new cases in Torrance County
16 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
20 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Jan. 10 are:

88220 – 51
87121 – 46
88210 – 37
87120 – 32
88240 – 32
88012 – 31
87401 – 28
87105 – 25
87124 – 25
88001 – 25

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

• A female in her 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo 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 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Tender Heart Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 100s from Los Alamos County.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 40s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s. The individual was hospitalized and was a New Mexico Corrections Department inmate at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 2,749.

Previously reported numbers included five cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Grant County, two in Lea County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 156,157 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 44,442
Catron County: 64
Chaves County: 7,533
Cibola County: 2,415
Colfax County: 595
Curry County: 4,340
De Baca County: 112
Doña Ana County: 18,892
Eddy County: 5,184
Grant County: 1,094
Guadalupe County: 301
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 276
Lea County: 7,297
Lincoln County: 1,153
Los Alamos County: 346
Luna County: 2,505
McKinley County: 10,528
Mora County: 133
Otero County: 2,400
Quay County: 363
Rio Arriba County: 2,677
Roosevelt County: 1,625
Sandoval County: 9,033
San Juan County: 11,503
San Miguel County: 954
Santa Fe County: 8,073
Sierra County: 617
Socorro County: 1,002
Taos County: 1,262
Torrance County: 527
Union County: 201
Valencia County: 5,271

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

As of today, there are 682 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 77,731 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).