Published: 3:58 pm, Mon. Jan. 25th, 2021
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 494 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
143 new cases in Bernalillo County
14 new cases in Chaves County
8 new cases in Cibola County
14 new cases in Curry County
68 new cases in Doña Ana County
11 new cases in Eddy County
5 new cases in Grant County
3 new cases in Guadalupe County
26 new cases in Lea County
1 new case in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
8 new cases in Luna County
46 new cases in McKinley County
14 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
5 new cases in Roosevelt County
23 new cases in Sandoval County
49 new cases in San Juan County
5 new cases in San Miguel County
19 new cases in Santa Fe County
5 new cases in Socorro County
10 new cases in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
12 new cases in Valencia County
The Department of Health on Monday reported twelve 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 90s from Curry County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Wheatfields Senior Living Community facility in Clovis.
• A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from Mora County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A female in her 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was a resident of the Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
• A male in his 70s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,157.
The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday,
Jan. 25 are:
87121 – 23
87401 – 18
87120 – 16
87105 – 14
88012 – 14
88021 – 13
88101 – 13
87107 – 12
87109 – 12
87110 – 11
Previously reported numbers included three cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Grant County, one in McKinley County, and one in Rio Arriba County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 169,696 COVID-19 cases:
Bernalillo County: 47,870
Catron County: 70
Chaves County: 8,059
Cibola County: 2,559
Colfax County: 649
Curry County: 4,677
De Baca County: 122
Doña Ana County: 20,593
Eddy County: 5,786
Grant County: 1,242
Guadalupe County: 325
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 308
Lea County: 7,674
Lincoln County: 1,378
Los Alamos County: 425
Luna County: 2,842
McKinley County: 11,282
Mora County: 143
Otero County: 2,767
Quay County: 395
Rio Arriba County: 3,090
Roosevelt County: 1,740
Sandoval County: 9,854
San Juan County: 12,654
San Miguel County: 1,087
Santa Fe County: 8,864
Sierra County: 660
Socorro County: 1,091
Taos County: 1,422
Torrance County: 576
Union County: 209
Valencia County: 5,683
County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.
Today’s number of hospitalizations in New Mexico is unavailable due to a disruption in reporting.
As of today, there are 95,848 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).