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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 602 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

155 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
29 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Colfax County
11 new cases in Curry County
2 new cases in De Baca County
82 new cases in Doña Ana County
38 new cases in Eddy County
2 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
14 new cases in Lea County
10 new cases in Lincoln County
16 new cases in Luna County
36 new cases in McKinley County
20 new cases in Otero County
15 new cases in Rio Arriba County
1 new case in Roosevelt County
37 new cases in Sandoval County
52 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
38 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases in Sierra County
4 new cases in Socorro County
4 new cases in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
12 new cases in Valencia County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Jan. 26 are:

87121 – 26
87105 – 23
88220 – 23
87124 – 16
88012 – 16
88030 – 14
88201 – 14
88203 – 14
87401 – 13
88001 – 13

The Department of Health on Tuesday reported fourteen 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 female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the BeeHive Homes Volcano Cliffs facility in Albuquerque.
• A female in her 60s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.
• A male in his 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 40s 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 male in his 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Torrance County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,171.

Previously reported numbers included two cases that were not lab confirmed one in Bernalillo County and one in Sandoval County– these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 170,296 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 48,020
Catron County: 71
Chaves County: 8,088
Cibola County: 2,569
Colfax County: 651
Curry County: 4,688
De Baca County: 124
Doña Ana County: 20,675
Eddy County: 5,824
Grant County: 1,244
Guadalupe County: 325
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 309
Lea County: 7,688
Lincoln County: 1,388
Los Alamos County: 425
Luna County: 2,858
McKinley County: 11,315
Mora County: 143
Otero County: 2,787
Quay County: 395
Rio Arriba County: 3,105
Roosevelt County: 1,741
Sandoval County: 9,890
San Juan County: 12,706
San Miguel County: 1,095
Santa Fe County: 8,902
Sierra County: 667
Socorro County: 1,095
Taos County: 1,426
Torrance County: 578
Union County: 209
Valencia County: 5,695

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

As of today, there are 561 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 96,659 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).