Over the weekend, New Mexico health officials reported a total of 287 new positive tests for COVID-19, 190 on Saturday and 97 on Sunday. However, Sunday's figures are incomplete due to ongoing reporting delays from some private labs to the state Department of Health. The delayed results will be included in the state's reporting Monday, May 18, or as soon as they are received and lab-confirmed. The new numbers bring the total statewide cases to 5,938.

Hard-hit McKinley County had 101 new positives over the weekend, followed by 74 in San Juan County.

Santa Fe County had eight new positive cases on Saturday and one on Sunday, with Saturday representing the highest number of reported cases in a single day for the county.

The state also announced 12 new deaths over the weekend, bringing the state total fatality number to 265. Of the new fatalities, seven were in McKinley County and included a 20-year-old male who was neither hospitalized nor living with underlying conditions. Five of the people who died in McKinley County were residents of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.

As of today, 211 people are hospitalized. * The health department has designated 1,755 COVID-19 cases as recovered.

Saturday

New cases

  • 14 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 4 new cases in Curry County
  • 16 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Lincoln County
  • 77 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 12 new cases in Roosevelt County 
  • 5 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 42 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 8 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among federal detainees at the ICE Otero County Processing Center
  • 4 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility

Fatalities

  • A female in her 60s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County who was hospitalized, had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
  • A male in his 70s from McKinley County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
  • A male in his 80s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. 
  • A female in her 80s from Sandoval County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
  • A female in her 50s from San Juan County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

Sunday

New cases

  • 17 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Curry County
  • 12 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Lea County
  • 24 new cases in McKinley County
  • 5 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 32 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among federal detainees at the ICE Otero County Processing Center

New fatalities

  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized, had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Village at Alameda in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 20s from McKinley County.
  • A male in his 80s from McKinley County who was hospitalized, had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
  • A female in her 90s from McKinley County who was hospitalized, had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.
  • A male in his 50s from Sandoval County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from San Juan County who was hospitalized.

Congregate living facilities

The Department of Health has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff at the following congregate living and acute care facilities:

  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehab in Albuquerque
  • Aztec Health Care in Aztec
  • Beehive Homes in Farmington
  • Bonney Family Home in Gallup
  • Brio Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
  • Central Desert Behavioral Health in Albuquerque
  • Clayton Nursing and Rehab in Clayton
  • Dungarvin New Mexico, LLC in Gallup
  • Haciendas of Grace Village in Las Cruces
  • Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales
  • Ladera Center in Albuquerque
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • La Vida Llena in Albuquerque
  • Legacy Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
  • McKinley Care Center in Gallup
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Namaste House Assisted Living in Farmington
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • Pacifica Senior Living Center Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Retirement Ranches, Inc. in Clovis
  • Robin House Assisted Living Center in Albuquerque
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • Sundance Care Home in Gallup
  • Taos Living Center in Taos
  • Tohatchi Area Opportunity Services (TAOS) in Tohatchi
  • Tungland Corporation in Farmington
  • Uptown Genesis in Albuquerque
  • The Village at Alameda in Albuquerque
  • Wellbrook Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Farmington

Statewide cases

Per the health department, the following errors have been corrected for statewide totals: Three cases that were previously reported in Doña Ana County that were out-of-state residents; two cases in San Juan County that were out-of-state residents; two cases identified as duplicates, one in Doña Ana County and one in Taos County; one duplicate in San Juan County; three cases that were not lab confirmed: one in Bernalillo County, one in San Juan County, and one in Otero County.

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

  • Bernalillo County: 1,210
  • Catron County: 2
  • Chaves County: 30
  • Cibola County: 102
  • Colfax County: 5
  • Curry County: 41
  • Doña Ana County: 294
  • Eddy County: 17
  • Grant County: 16
  • Guadalupe County: 19
  • Harding County: 1
  • Lea County: 16
  • Lincoln County: 3
  • Los Alamos County: 6
  • Luna County: 8
  • McKinley County: 1,888
  • Otero County: 8
  • Quay County: 5
  • Rio Arriba County: 31
  • Roosevelt County: 26
  • Sandoval County: 493
  • San Juan County: 1,344
  • San Miguel County: 10
  • Santa Fe County: 123
  • Sierra County: 1
  • Socorro County: 49
  • Taos County: 22
  • Torrance County: 18
  • Union County: 3
  • Valencia County: 66
The Department of Health currently reports at the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:
  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 2
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 35
  • Otero County Processing Center: 43
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 1

* Per the health department, hospitalization figures include people who tested positive for COVID-19 elsewhere but are hospitalized in New Mexico, but don't include people who tested positive here but are hospitalized out of state.