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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 1,150 new cases, totaling 342,649

December 23, 2021 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Awareness

 

Forty-four additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 9.4%

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,150 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

·         387 new cases in Bernalillo County

·         2 new cases in Catron County

·         57 new cases in Chaves County

·         6 new cases in Cibola County

·         3 new cases in Colfax County

·         31 new cases in Curry County

·         121 new cases in Doña Ana County

·         31 new cases in Eddy County

·         28 new cases in Grant County

·         1 new case in Guadalupe County

·         1 new case in Harding County

·         1 new case in Hidalgo County

·         33 new cases in Lea County

·         11 new cases in Lincoln County

·         6 new cases in Los Alamos County

·         9 new cases in Luna County

·         21 new cases in McKinley County

·         2 new cases in Mora County

·         14 new cases in Otero County

·         11 new cases in Quay County

·         30 new cases in Rio Arriba County

·         37 new cases in Roosevelt County

·         86 new cases in Sandoval County

·         43 new cases in San Juan County

·         12 new cases in San Miguel County

·         88 new cases in Santa Fe County

·         10 new cases in Sierra County

·         13 new cases in Socorro County

·         8 new cases in Taos County

·         3 new cases in Torrance County

·         3 new cases in Union County

·         39 new cases in Valencia County

·         2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility

The Department of Health on Thursday reported forty-four additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Twenty-five recent deaths:

·         A female in her 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A second male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 60s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A male in his 40s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 80s from Mora County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 70s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A female in her 60s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A second male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 70s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 90s from Taos County.

·         A male in his 60s from Torrance County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A female in her 50s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

Nineteen* deaths > 30 days:

·         A female in her 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A second male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 50s from Cibola County.

·         A male in his 60s from Colfax County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 40s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized.

·         A female in her 80s from Otero County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A male in his 30s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions.

·         A female in her 30s 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 5,745.

*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Dec. 23 are:

·         87121 - 57

·         87105 - 44

·         87124 - 38

·         87114 - 37

·         88130 - 33

·         87144 - 31

·         87111 - 30

·         88201 - 30

·         88101 - 29

·         87507 - 27

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 342,649 COVID-19 cases:

·         Bernalillo County: 96,225

·         Catron County: 283

·         Chaves County: 15,014

·         Cibola County: 4,376

·         Colfax County: 1,697

·         Curry County: 8,654

·         De Baca County: 391

·         Doña Ana County: 40,025

·         Eddy County: 12,433

·         Grant County: 4,178

·         Guadalupe County: 696

·         Harding County: 56

·         Hidalgo County: 677

·         Lea County: 14,608

·         Lincoln County: 3,662

·         Los Alamos County: 1,003

·         Luna County: 4,844

·         McKinley County: 17,383

·         Mora County: 460

·         Otero County: 8,962

·         Quay County: 1,551

·         Rio Arriba County: 6,202

·         Roosevelt County: 3,448

·         Sandoval County: 20,661

·         San Juan County: 28,128

·         San Miguel County: 3,347

·         Santa Fe County: 16,366

·         Sierra County: 1,468

·         Socorro County: 2,497

·         Taos County: 3,200

·         Torrance County: 1,856

·         Union County: 508

·         Valencia County: 12,427

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: 584

·         Otero County Processing Center: 645

·         Torrance County Detention Facility: 356

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: 387

·         Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 258

·         Lea County Correctional Facility: 765

·         Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 214

·         Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 131

·         Otero County Prison Facility: 543

·         Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 233

·         Roswell Correctional Center: 230

·         Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 238

·         Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 245

·         Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 79

As of today, there are 546 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 295,977 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

·         Aspen Ridge Lodge Retirement in Los Alamos

·         Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Artesia

·         Atria Vista Del Rio in Albuquerque

·         Avamere at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque

·         Avamere in Rio Rancho

·         Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque

·         BeeHive Homes Alamogordo

·         BeeHive Homes in Clovis

·         BeeHive Homes Edgewood facility

·         Bloomfield Nursing and Rehab Center in Bloomfield

·         Blue Horizon Assisted Living In Las Cruces

·         The Bridge of Farmington in Farmington

·         Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo

·         Casa de Carino in Albuquerque

·         Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces

·         Casa Real Genesis in Santa Fe

·         Casa Sandia in Albuquerque

·         Desert Peaks Assisting Living and Memory Care in Las Cruces

·         Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara

·         Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque

·         Genesis McKinley Care Center in Gallup

·         Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care in Los Lunas

·         Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare in Alamogordo

·         Good Samaritan Society – Manzano del Sol Village in Albuquerque

·         Haciendas of Grace Village in Las Cruces

·         Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad

·         Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque

·         Life Care Farmington

·         Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup

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

·         Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming

·         Mission Arch Center in Roswell

·         New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences

·         Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque

·         Princeton Place in Albuquerque

·         The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque

·         The Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho

·         The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque

·         Sandia View Cottonwood Assisted Living in Albuquerque

·         Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque

·         Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos

·         South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque

·         Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque

·         Sugar Hollow Assisted Living Community in Albuquerque

·         Taos Living Center in Taos

·         The Suites at Rio Vista in Rio Rancho

·         Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell

·         Sunshine Assisted Living in Tucumcari

·         Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas

·         The Village at Alameda in Albuquerque

·         Village at Northrise – Morningside in Las Cruces

·         The Watermark at Cherry Hills in Albuquerque

·         The Woodmark at Uptown in Albuquerque

·         White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs

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 th e 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 a 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: 1,150 casos nuevos, 342,649 en total