New Mexico health officials today reported 225 new positive test results for COVID-19—20 more than yesterday—bringing the statewide total thus far to 11,408.

The new case numbers continue a troubling growth trend Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham discussed during a news conference yesterday amid an announcement that the next phase of economic re-openings has been paused as a result.

McKinley County remains the hardest hit with 74 new cases, followed by Bernalillo County with 50 and 36 in Doña Ana County. The outbreak at Otero County Prison facility continued to grow today with seven new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates there. Between state and federal inmates, the facility now has 709 cases.

Santa Fe County had four new cases today, bringing the total number so far to 210, with 120 designated as recovered.

Statewide, as of today, 128 people are hospitalized—down from 135 yesterday—and the health department has designated 5,149 COVID-19 cases as recovered.*

The state also reported four new deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 489. All four deaths were in McKinley County among people who either had underlying conditions, were hospitalized or both. The youngest was a woman in her 20s.

New cases

  • 50 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 5 new cases in Chaves County
  • 4 new cases in Cibola County
  • 7 new cases in Curry County
  • 36 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Eddy County
  • 5 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 74 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 6 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 9 new cases in San Juan County
  • 2 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 4 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Union County
  • 2 new cases in Valencia County
  • 7 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

New fatalities

  • A female in her 20s from McKinley County who had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

Congregate facilities

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 facilities:

  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Artesia
  • BeeHive Homes of Farmington in Farmington
  • BeeHive Homes of Gallup in Gallup
  • Blue Horizon Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Bonney Family Home in Gallup
  • Brookdale Tramway Ridge in Albuquerque
  • Brookdale Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Camino Retirement Apartments in Albuquerque
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
  • Clayton Nursing and Rehab in Clayton
  • Dungarvin New Mexico, LLC in Gallup
  • Good Samaritan Society in Grants
  • Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales
  • The Jim Wood Home in Hatch
  • Laguna Rainbow Elderly Care in Casa Blanca
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
  • Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • Namaste House Assisted Living in Farmington
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Robin House Assisted Living Center in Albuquerque
  • South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Sundance Care Home in Gallup
  • Tohatchi Area Opportunity Services (TAOS) in Tohatchi
  • Uptown Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • The Village at Alameda in Albuquerque
  • The Village at Northrise in Las Cruces

Statewide cases

According to a state news release, previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates: one in Rio Arriba County and one in Sandoval County. Two cases were not lab confirmed: one in San Juan County and one in Torrance County. Five cases were determined to be out-of-state residents: four in McKinley County and one in Hidalgo County. These have now been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 1,987
  • Catron County: 2
  • Chaves County: 79
  • Cibola County: 206
  • Colfax County: 9
  • Curry County: 132
  • Doña Ana County: 842
  • Eddy County: 62
  • Grant County: 17
  • Guadalupe County: 20
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 39
  • Lea County: 94
  • Lincoln County: 11
  • Los Alamos County: 7
  • Luna County: 64
  • McKinley County: 3,287
  • Otero County: 35
  • Quay County: 6
  • Rio Arriba County: 91
  • Roosevelt County: 55
  • Sandoval County: 706
  • San Juan County: 2,276
  • San Miguel County: 20
  • Santa Fe County: 210
  • Sierra County: 11
  • Socorro County: 59
  • Taos County: 38
  • Torrance County: 41
  • Union County: 7
  • Valencia County: 101

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 2
  • Luna County Detention Center: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 275
  • Otero County Processing Center: 146
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 32

Cases among people being held by the Mexico Department of Corrections

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 1
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 434
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1

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