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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 997 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

232 new cases in Bernalillo County
59 new cases in Chaves County
12 new cases in Cibola County
5 new cases in Colfax County
28 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
125 new cases in Doña Ana County
50 new cases in Eddy County
6 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
5 new cases in Hidalgo County
34 new cases in Lea County
19 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Los Alamos County
34 new cases in Luna County
92 new cases in McKinley County
29 new cases in Otero County
3 new cases in Quay County
21 new cases in Rio Arriba County
5 new cases in Roosevelt County
51 new cases in Sandoval County
80 new cases in San Juan County
7 new cases in San Miguel County
39 new cases in Santa Fe County
2 new cases in Sierra County
6 new cases in Socorro County
9 new cases in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
23 new cases in Valencia County
3 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
10 new cases 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 Thursday, Jan. 21 are:

87121 – 45
88220 – 32
88030 – 30
87401 – 28
87105 – 27
87114 – 26
88001 – 26
88101 – 26
88201 – 26
88203 – 23

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

• 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 was a resident of the Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Sandia View Spain Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A female in her 90s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A male in his 70s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County.
• A second female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Village at Northrise facility in Las Cruces.
• A female in her 90s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Lovington Healthcare facility in Lovington.
• A male in his 50s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Elmcroft of Quintessence facility in Albuquerque.
• A male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the The Retreat Healthcare facility in Rio Rancho.
• A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A second female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 90s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from Santa Fe County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 90s from Santa Fe County. The individual was a resident of the Pacifica Senior Living facility in Santa Fe.
• A female in her 50s from Sierra County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences.
• 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 50s 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 3,044.

Previously reported numbers included eight cases that have been identified as duplicates (two in Bernalillo County, one in Curry County, two in Doña Ana County, one in Eddy County, one in Lea County, one in Valencia County) and one case that was not lab confirmed in Doña Ana County– these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 166,823 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 47,205
Catron County: 70
Chaves County: 7,972
Cibola County: 2,520
Colfax County: 638
Curry County: 4,614
De Baca County: 123
Doña Ana County: 20,250
Eddy County: 5,652
Grant County: 1,212
Guadalupe County: 321
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 293
Lea County: 7,586
Lincoln County: 1,327
Los Alamos County: 406
Luna County: 2,734
McKinley County: 11,101
Mora County: 142
Otero County: 2,683
Quay County: 387
Rio Arriba County: 3,010
Roosevelt County: 1,720
Sandoval County: 9,712
San Juan County: 12,405
San Miguel County: 1,060
Santa Fe County: 8,658
Sierra County: 655
Socorro County: 1,062
Taos County: 1,379
Torrance County: 562
Union County: 208
Valencia County: 5,595

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

As of today, there are 644 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 91,096 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).