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New Mexico announced 62 additional positive COVID-19 tests

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The New Mexico Department of Health says the state now has a total of 686 positive tests for COVID-19.  The number of deaths remains at 12 and 133 people who tested positive for the virus have been designated as having recovered.


The health department lists the most recent cases as:


  • 16 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 25 new cases in San Juan County
  • 11 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 2 new cases in Santa Fe County


Today’s announced cases include additional positive tests from the La Vida LLena long-term care facility in Albuquerque where one additional resident and two additional staff members have now tested positive for COVID-19.


The following are the positive COVID-19 cases by county:


  • Bernalillo County: 262
  • Catron County: 1
  • Chaves County: 14
  • Cibola County: 14
  • Curry County: 6
  • Doña Ana County: 30
  • Eddy County: 4
  • Grant County: 3
  • Lea County: 2
  • Lincoln County: 1
  • Los Alamos County: 2
  • McKinley County: 44
  • Otero County: 3
  • Rio Arriba County: 6
  • Roosevelt County: 1
  • Sandoval County: 114
  • San Juan County: 83
  • San Miguel County: 1
  • Santa Fe County: 64
  • Socorro County: 5
  • Taos County: 13
  • Torrance County: 6
  • Valencia County: 7


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

As of today, there are 48 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.