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New Mexico COVID-19 update: 378 new cases, totaling 207,566


 

Four additional COVID-19 deaths - Saturday, July 17, Sunday July 18, and Monday, July 19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 378 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

·     128 new cases in Bernalillo County

·     4 new cases in Chaves County

·     7 new cases in Cibola County

·     13 new cases in Curry County

·     17 new cases in Doña Ana County

·     29 new cases in Eddy County

·     4 new cases in Hidalgo County

·     17 new cases in Lea County

·     4 new cases in Lincoln County

·     13 new cases in McKinley County

·     1 new case in Mora County

·     17 new cases in Otero County

·     3 new cases in Rio Arriba County

·     24 new cases in Sandoval County

·     33 new cases in San Juan County

·     4 new cases in San Miguel County

·     19 new cases in Santa Fe County

·     1 new case in Socorro County

·     6 new cases in Taos County

·     22 new cases in Valencia County

·     9 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

·     3 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility

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

Two recent deaths:

·     A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Advanced Health Care facility in Albuquerque.

·     A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Care Free Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.

Two* deaths >30 days:

·     A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Ladera Center in Albuquerque.

·     A male in his 40s from Santa Fe 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 4,383.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jul. 19 are:

  • 87121 - 29
  • 88220 - 20
  • 87031 - 13
  • 87120 - 13
  • 87124 - 13
  • 88101 - 13
  • 88240 - 12
  • 87111 - 11
  • 87114 - 11
  • 87401 - 11

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 207,566 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 59,719

Catron County: 97

Chaves County: 9,111

Cibola County: 2,926

Colfax County: 803

Curry County: 5,385

De Baca County: 178

Doña Ana County: 25,284

Eddy County: 7,040

Grant County: 1,767

Guadalupe County: 477

Harding County: 13

Hidalgo County: 386

Lea County: 8,484

Lincoln County: 1,780

Los Alamos County: 546

Luna County: 3,419

McKinley County: 12,471

Mora County: 178

Otero County: 4,120

Quay County: 541

Rio Arriba County: 3,855

Roosevelt County: 2,050

Sandoval County: 12,411

San Juan County: 15,848

San Miguel County: 1,440

Santa Fe County: 10,758

Sierra County: 782

Socorro County: 1,337

Taos County: 1,781

Torrance County: 894

Union County: 261

Valencia County: 7,003

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: 451

·     Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 448

·     Otero County Processing Center: 299

·     Torrance County Detention Facility: 231

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: 302

·     Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 255

·     Lea County Correctional Facility: 762

·     Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 167

·     Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 128

·     Otero County Prison Facility: 473

·     Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 219

·     Roswell Correctional Center: 229

·     Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 231

·     Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151

·     Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 75

As of today, there are 83 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 196,202 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:

·     Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara

·     Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque

·     Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare in Alamogordo

·     Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca

·     Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad

·     Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque

·     Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequence

***This reported data is a total of Saturday 7/17, Sunday 7/18, & Monday 7/19**

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. If you are sick or unvaccinated, wear a mask 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).

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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NMDOH

 

Lealia Nelson, Internal Communications Coordinator | LealiaA.Nelson@state.nm.us | (505) 699-9237

or

Baylee Rawson | Communications Specialist| Baylee.Rawson@state.nm.us

 

 

The Department of Health works to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and deliver services to all New Mexicans. As New Mexico’s largest state agency, DOH offers public health services in all 33 counties and collaborates with 23 Native American tribes, Pueblos and nations. 
 

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Actualizacion de COVID-19 en Nuevo Mexico: 378 casos nuevos, 207,566 en total