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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,434 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

344 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
73 new cases in Chaves County
9 new cases in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
38 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
166 new cases in Doña Ana County
64 new cases in Eddy County
19 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
49 new cases in Lea County
8 new cases in Lincoln County
9 new cases in Los Alamos County
28 new cases in Luna County
63 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Mora County
55 new cases in Otero County
63 new cases in Rio Arriba County
16 new cases in Roosevelt County
88 new cases in Sandoval County
155 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
77 new cases in Santa Fe County
8 new cases in Sierra County
11 new cases in Socorro County
24 new cases in Taos County
8 new cases in Torrance County
31 new cases in Valencia County
7 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Jan. 14 are:

87121 – 79
87401 – 53
88220 – 45
87124 – 44
87120 – 43
87105 – 41
88203 – 38
88012 – 33
88001 – 32
87532 – 31

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

• A female in her 30s 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 male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Chaves County. The individual was a resident of the Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell.
• A female in her 90s from Chaves County. The individual was a resident of the Mission Arch Center in Roswell.
• A female in her 70s from Colfax County. The individual was a resident of the Raton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Raton.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 80s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 90s from Lea County.
• A female in her 60s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 80s from Luna County. The individual was a resident of the BeeHive Homes facility in Deming.
• A male in his 80s from Luna County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s. The individual was hospitalized and was a New Mexico Corrections Department inmate at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 2,836.

Previously reported numbers included ten cases that have been identified as duplicates (three in Bernalillo County, four in Doña Ana County, one in Eddy County, one in McKinley County, one among NMCD inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County) that have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 160,543 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 45,614
Catron County: 68
Chaves County: 7,677
Cibola County: 2,455
Colfax County: 613
Curry County: 4,441
De Baca County: 116
Doña Ana County: 19,386
Eddy County: 5,365
Grant County: 1,145
Guadalupe County: 312
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 279
Lea County: 7,399
Lincoln County: 1,190
Los Alamos County: 361
Luna County: 2,588
McKinley County: 10,762
Mora County: 140
Otero County: 2,524
Quay County: 372
Rio Arriba County: 2,834
Roosevelt County: 1,671
Sandoval County: 9,343
San Juan County: 11,920
San Miguel County: 996
Santa Fe County: 8,326
Sierra County: 637
Socorro County: 1,028
Taos County: 1,301
Torrance County: 543
Union County: 204
Valencia County: 5,402

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

As of today, there are 691 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 82,809 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).