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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 859 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

184 new cases in Bernalillo County
30 new cases in Chaves County
15 new cases in Cibola County
22 new cases in Curry County
74 new cases in Doña Ana County
49 new cases in Eddy County
13 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
13 new cases in Hidalgo County
30 new cases in Lea County
14 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
17 new cases in Luna County
53 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
32 new cases in Otero County
3 new cases in Quay County
39 new cases in Rio Arriba County
3 new cases in Roosevelt County
45 new cases in Sandoval County
83 new cases in San Juan County
6 new cases in San Miguel County
80 new cases in Santa Fe County
2 new cases in Sierra County
8 new cases in Socorro County
13 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
20 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility

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

• A female in her 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
• A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A second male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County.
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• 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 second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Life Spire Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Ladera Center 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. The individual was a resident of the Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 60s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 30s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Cibola County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
• A female in her 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro facility in Las Cruces.
• A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County.
• A second male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 50s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 60s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 80s from Los Alamos County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Luna County.
• A male in his 30s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 20s from San Juan 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 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 20s from Santa Fe County.
• A male in his 70s from Valencia County. The individual had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,115.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Jan. 23 are:

87507 – 40
87105 – 34
87401 – 27
87532 – 27
88210 – 25
88310 – 23
87120 – 22
88101 – 20
88220 – 20
87124 – 19

Previously reported numbers included ten cases that have been identified as duplicates (four in Bernalillo County, three in Doña Ana County, one in Luna County, one in McKinley County, one in Rio Arriba County) and one case that was not lab confirmed in Bernalillo County– these have now been corrected. One case previously reported in Guadalupe County has been determined to be among the New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility and is now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 168,579 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 47,587
Catron County: 70
Chaves County: 8,024
Cibola County: 2,548
Colfax County: 644
Curry County: 4,651
De Baca County: 122
Doña Ana County: 20,455
Eddy County: 5,741
Grant County: 1,234
Guadalupe County: 321
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 307
Lea County: 7,637
Lincoln County: 1,355
Los Alamos County: 420
Luna County: 2,802
McKinley County: 11,213
Mora County: 143
Otero County: 2,737
Quay County: 393
Rio Arriba County: 3,071
Roosevelt County: 1,730
Sandoval County: 9,808
San Juan County: 12,551
San Miguel County: 1,074
Santa Fe County: 8,778
Sierra County: 659
Socorro County: 1,083
Taos County: 1,401
Torrance County: 571
Union County: 209
Valencia County: 5,642

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

As of today, there are 627 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 93,141 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).