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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 972 new cases, totaling 258,943

October 8, 2021 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Awareness

Fifteen additional COVID-19 deaths

 SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 972 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

●        240 new cases in Bernalillo County

●        55 new cases in Chaves County

●        13 new cases in Cibola County

●        13 new cases in Colfax County

●        14 new cases in Curry County

●        1 new case in De Baca County

●        61 new cases in Doña Ana County

●        27 new cases in Eddy County

●        18 new cases in Grant County

●        1 new case in Guadalupe County

●        5 new cases in Harding County

●        1 new case in Hidalgo County

●        27 new cases in Lea County

●        18 new cases in Lincoln County

●        2 new cases in Los Alamos County

●        32 new cases in McKinley County

●        8 new cases in Mora County

●        58 new cases in Otero County

●        7 new cases in Quay County

●        13 new cases in Rio Arriba County

●        4 new cases in Roosevelt County

●        54 new cases in Sandoval County

●        164 new cases in San Juan County

●        8 new cases in San Miguel County

●        62 new cases in Santa Fe County

●        3 new cases in Sierra County

●        11 new cases in Socorro County

●        13 new cases in Taos County

●        10 new cases in Torrance County

●        1 new case in Union County

●        28 new cases in Valencia County

 

The Department of Health on Friday reported fifteen additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Twelve recent deaths:

A male in his 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of Princeton Place in Albuquerque.
A male in his 40s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized.
A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 40s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 70s from Grant County.
A male in his 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.
A second female in her 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 80s from Torrance County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
Three* deaths >30 days:

A male in his 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 60s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,869.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Friday, Oct. 8 are:

·         87401 - 88

·         88310 - 41

·         87121 - 37

·         87108 - 36

·         87114 - 29

·         88203 - 28

·         87413 - 24

·         87120 - 23

·         87410 - 21

·         88220 - 20

Daily case counts and test numbers are raw data based on information the state receives today - meaning data that has not yet been scrutinized to identify potential duplicates or late-arriving positives or negatives.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 258,943 COVID-19 cases:

·         Bernalillo County: 72,769

·         Catron County: 147

·         Chaves County: 12,210

·         Cibola County: 3,410

·         Colfax County: 1,209

·         Curry County: 7,173

·         De Baca County: 224

·         Doña Ana County: 28,962

·         Eddy County: 10,535

·         Grant County: 2,184

·         Guadalupe County: 596

·         Harding County: 34

·         Hidalgo County: 548

·         Lea County: 13,227

·         Lincoln County: 2,749

·         Los Alamos County: 722

·         Luna County: 3,824

·         McKinley County: 14,178

·         Mora County: 327

·         Otero County: 5,874

·         Quay County: 973

·         Rio Arriba County: 4,581

·         Roosevelt County: 2,615

·         Sandoval County: 15,240

·         San Juan County: 19,347

·         San Miguel County: 2,456

·         Santa Fe County: 12,631

·         Sierra County: 985

·         Socorro County: 1,632

·         Taos County: 2,272

·         Torrance County: 1,320

·         Union County: 333

·         Valencia County: 8,754

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

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:

●        Cibola County Correctional Center: 455

●        Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 530

●        Otero County Processing Center: 535

●        Torrance County Detention Facility: 353

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:

●        Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 321

●        Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 256

●        Lea County Correctional Facility: 762

●        Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 172

●        Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 130

●        Otero County Prison Facility: 473

●        Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 224

●        Roswell Correctional Center: 229

●        Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 235

●        Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151

●        Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 76

As of today, there are 342 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 229,031 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:

●        Advanced Health Care in Albuquerque

●        Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

●        All Care Assisted Living in Clovis

●        Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Artesia

●        Avamere in Roswell

●        Aztec Healthcare in Aztec

●        BeeHive Homes Farmington

●        BeeHive Homes of Four Hills in Albuquerque

●        BeeHive Homes Gallup

●        BeeHive Homes Santa Fe

●        Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield

●        Brookdale Valencia in Albuquerque

●        Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces

●        Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo

●        Casa de Oro in Las Cruces

●        Casa Real in Santa Fe

●        Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington

●        Clayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clayton

●        Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis

●        Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs

●        Elmcroft of Quintessence in Albuquerque

●        Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque

●        Genesis San Juan Center in Farmington

●        Genesis Silver City Care Center in Silver City

●        Good Life Senior Living in Hobbs

●        Good Life Senior Living in Lovington

●        Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces

●        Good Samaritan Society – Manzano del Sol Village in Albuquerque

●        Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad

●        Landmark at Desert Gardens in Hobbs

●        La Vida Llena Assisted Living in Albuquerque

●        Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque

●        Life Care Center in Farmington

●        Lovington Healthcare in Lovington

●        The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas

●        Mission Arch Center in Roswell

●        MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of Albuquerque

●        MorningStar Memory Care at North Ridge in Albuquerque

●        The Neighborhood Assisted Living in Rio Rancho

●        Princeton Place in Albuquerque

●        Ravenna Assisted Living in Albuquerque

●        Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup

●        The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque

●        Retirement Ranches in Clovis

●        The Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho

●        The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque

●        Santa Fe Care Center in Santa Fe

●        Seniorcare LLC - Raven House in Albuquerque

●        Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences

●        Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque

●        Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos

●        The Suites at Rio Vista in Rio Rancho

●        Sunny Day Assisted Living in Gallup

●        Sunshine Assisted Living in Tucumcari

●        Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas

●        Village at Northrise in Las Cruces

●        Wheatfields Senior Living Community in Clovis

●        White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs

 

*Note: Monday, 10/11 is Indigenous People’s Day. There will be no case count press release that day. Press releases will resume on Tuesday, 10/12.

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. Wear a mask when in public and around others. If you are sick, stay home as much as possible.

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).

The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:

●        Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of 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;

●        Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;

●        Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes;

●        Patients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.

New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.

 


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Actualizacion de COVID-19 en Nuevo Mexico: 972 casos nuevos, 258,943 en total