Published: 4:02 pm, Wed. Jan. 13th, 2021
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 1,151 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
352 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
17 new cases in Chaves County
8 new cases in Cibola County
7 new cases in Colfax County
8 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
127 new cases in Doña Ana County
45 new cases in Eddy County
11 new cases in Grant County
6 new cases in Guadalupe County
15 new cases in Lea County
4 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
28 new cases in Luna County
69 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
20 new cases in Otero County
5 new cases in Quay County
44 new cases in Rio Arriba County
3 new cases in Roosevelt County
79 new cases in Sandoval County
102 new cases in San Juan County
21 new cases in San Miguel County
74 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
6 new cases in Socorro County
5 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
32 new cases in Valencia County
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
48 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
5 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County
The Department of Health on Wednesday reported thirteen additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 50s 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 Princeton Place facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Hilldale House facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 80s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society in Grants.
• A female in her 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 100s from Doña Ana County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 50s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming.
• A male in his 60s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 40s. 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 2,807.
The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Jan. 13 are:
87121 – 53
87114 – 41
87105 – 40
88210 – 33
87120 – 27
87124 – 27
87507 – 27
88030 – 27
87123 – 24
87108 – 23
Previously reported numbers included six cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, three in Doña Ana County, one in San Juan County) that have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 159,119 COVID-19 cases:
Bernalillo County: 45,273
Catron County: 67
Chaves County: 7,604
Cibola County: 2,447
Colfax County: 610
Curry County: 4,402
De Baca County: 115
Doña Ana County: 19,224
Eddy County: 5,302
Grant County: 1,126
Guadalupe County: 310
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 278
Lea County: 7,350
Lincoln County: 1,182
Los Alamos County: 352
Luna County: 2,560
McKinley County: 10,700
Mora County: 135
Otero County: 2,469
Quay County: 372
Rio Arriba County: 2,771
Roosevelt County: 1,655
Sandoval County: 9,255
San Juan County: 11,765
San Miguel County: 987
Santa Fe County: 8,250
Sierra County: 629
Socorro County: 1,017
Taos County: 1,277
Torrance County: 535
Union County: 204
Valencia County: 5,371
County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.
As of today, there are 702 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 81,603 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 & Rehabilitation Center in Artesia, 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).