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Positive COVID-19 cases double in four days

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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials announced 281 positive cases of COVID-19 and four deaths. Between March 26 and March 30, positive cases of novel coronavirus have increased from 136 to 281 in the state of New Mexico.


The state has also seen four deaths.  That number increased by three over the last four days. At this time the department of health has confirmed one death in Eddy County and one in Bernalillo County. Confirmation of the other two deaths by county is currently pending.


McKinley County is the site of 12 cases.


The other 269 cases are in the following counties:


Benalillo County          117

Chaves County             10

Cibola  County                2

Curry County                  3

Doña Ana County          18

Eddy County                   4

Lea County                     2

Rio Arriba County            3

Roosevelt County            1

San Juan County            27

San Miguel County           1

Sandoval County            22

Santa Fe County            38

Socorro County                3

Taos County                   10

Torrance County               3

Valencia County                5