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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 755 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

157 new cases in Bernalillo County
47 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Cibola County
6 new cases in Colfax County
8 new cases in Curry County
123 new cases in Doña Ana County
50 new cases in Eddy County
5 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
31 new cases in Lea County
18 new cases in Lincoln County
8 new cases in Los Alamos County
30 new cases in Luna County
31 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
14 new cases in Otero County
27 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
36 new cases in Sandoval County
45 new cases in San Juan County
14 new cases in San Miguel County
60 new cases in Santa Fe County
5 new cases in Socorro County
2 new cases in Taos County
2 new cases in Torrance County
22 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
6 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Jan. 27 are:

88030 – 29
87121 – 26
88210 – 25
87507 – 23
88203 – 23
87401 – 22
88012 – 21
88240 – 21
87105 – 19
88021 – 19

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

• A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 40s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Curry County. The individual was a resident of the Wheatfields Senior Living Community facility in Clovis.
• A male in his 80s 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 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A second male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A third male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 60s from Grant County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Grant County.
• A female in her 80s from Grant County. The individual was a resident of the Silver City Care Center in Silver City.
• A male in his 30s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 80s from Lea County. The individual was a resident of the White Sands Healthcare facility in Hobbs.
• A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 80s from Otero County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A male in his 70s from Roosevelt County. The individual had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 50s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho Assisted Living facility in Rio Rancho.
• A male in his 20s 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 female in her 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 3,198.

Previously reported numbers included four cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Lea County, one in Luna County, two in San Juan County) – these have now been corrected. One case was previously reported in Otero County has been determined to be among the New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility. One case previously reported among the New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Cibola County Correctional Center has been determined to be a resident of McKinley County—these are now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 171,047 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 48,177
Catron County: 71
Chaves County: 8,135
Cibola County: 2,572
Colfax County: 657
Curry County: 4,696
De Baca County: 124
Doña Ana County: 20,797
Eddy County: 5,874
Grant County: 1,249
Guadalupe County: 326
Harding County: 8
Hidalgo County: 311
Lea County: 7,718
Lincoln County: 1,406
Los Alamos County: 433
Luna County: 2,887
McKinley County: 11,347
Mora County: 144
Otero County: 2,800
Quay County: 395
Rio Arriba County: 3,132
Roosevelt County: 1,743
Sandoval County: 9,926
San Juan County: 12,748
San Miguel County: 1,109
Santa Fe County: 8,962
Sierra County: 667
Socorro County: 1,100
Taos County: 1,428
Torrance County: 580
Union County: 209
Valencia County: 5,717

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

As of today, there are 586 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 98,042 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).