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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 628 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

161 new cases in Bernalillo County
17 new cases in Chaves County
4 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
30 new cases in Curry County
48 new cases in Doña Ana County
23 new cases in Eddy County
6 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
20 new cases in Lea County
28 new cases in Lincoln County
14 new cases in Luna County
45 new cases in McKinley County
17 new cases in Otero County
22 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
41 new cases in Sandoval County
62 new cases in San Juan County
4 new cases in San Miguel County
38 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Sierra County
3 new cases in Socorro County
12 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
21 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jan. 18 are:

87121 – 31
88101 – 28
87114 – 22
87401 – 21
87105 – 20
87144 – 16
87507 – 15
87111 – 13
88011 – 13
88030 – 13

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

• A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Chaves County.
• A female in her 70s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A male in his 70s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A female in her 80s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A second female in her 80s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A male in his 80s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from McKinley County.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
• A female in her 90s from Roosevelt County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.
• A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Retreat Healthcare facility in Rio Rancho.
• A male in his 90s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Retreat Healthcare facility in Rio Rancho.
• A second male in his 90s from Sandoval County. The individual was a resident of the Retreat Healthcare facility in Rio Rancho.
• A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from San Juan County. The individual was a resident of the Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield.
• A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Sierra County. The individual was a resident of the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences.
• A male in his 80s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 2,958.

Previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Bernalillo County, one in Santa Fe County) that have now been corrected. One case previously reported in Valencia County has been determined to be among NMCD inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County and is now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 163,637 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 46,508
Catron County: 70
Chaves County: 7,860
Cibola County: 2,495
Colfax County: 633
Curry County: 4,555
De Baca County: 120
Doña Ana County: 19,900
Eddy County: 5,528
Grant County: 1,191
Guadalupe County: 318
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 288
Lea County: 7,533
Lincoln County: 1,281
Los Alamos County: 393
Luna County: 2,652
McKinley County: 10,962
Mora County: 141
Otero County: 2,622
Quay County: 381
Rio Arriba County: 2,929
Roosevelt County: 1,697
Sandoval County: 9,564
San Juan County: 12,209
San Miguel County: 1,040
Santa Fe County: 8,535
Sierra County: 650
Socorro County: 1,042
Taos County: 1,354
Torrance County: 557
Union County: 207
Valencia County: 5,502

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

As of today, there are 611 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 87,502 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).