New Mexico health officials today reported 248 new positive tests for COVID-19, bringing the statewide total number of cases so far to 12,520.

The new cases—118 more than yesterday—follow warnings yesterday from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and other officials about the state's rising spread rate. The governor has extended New Mexico's current emergency health order through mid-July and announced mandatory 14-day quarantines for all visitors and $100 fines for non-compliance with mask-wearing rules.

Bernalillo County had 97 new cases—the most statewide—followed by Doña Ana County with 42. Santa Fe County had nine new cases.

As of today, 127 people are hospitalized, and the health department has designated 5,627 COVID-19 cases as recovered.*

The state also reported three more deaths, two from McKinley County and one from Bernalillo County. There have now been 503 total fatalities.

New cases

  • 97 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 5 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 19 new cases in Curry County
  • 42 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 5 new cases in Hidalgo County
  • 8 new cases in Lea County
  • 1 new case in Lincoln County
  • 2 new cases in Luna County
  • 14 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 3 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 9 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 12 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 9 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 8 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

New fatalities

  • A female in her 50s from Bernalillo County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Camino Healthcare facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 30s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s 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
  • 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 Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Camino Retirement Apartments in Albuquerque
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Dungarvin New Mexico, LLC in Gallup
  • Good Samaritan Society in Grants
  • Good Samaritan Society in Las Cruces
  • The Jim Wood Home in Hatch
  • Laguna Rainbow Elderly Care in Casa Blanca
  • Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
  • Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming
  • Namaste House Assisted Living in Farmington
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • South Valley Care 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 three cases that have been identified as out-of-state residents: one in McKinley County and two in Santa Fe County. One case in Curry County was not lab confirmed. These have all been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 2,277
  • Catron County: 2
  • Chaves County: 100
  • Cibola County: 214
  • Colfax County: 10
  • Curry County: 182
  • Doña Ana County: 999
  • Eddy County: 84
  • Grant County: 20
  • Guadalupe County: 20
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 54
  • Lea County: 142
  • Lincoln County: 12
  • Los Alamos County: 8
  • Luna County: 82
  • McKinley County: 3,408
  • Otero County: 44
  • Quay County: 6
  • Rio Arriba County: 105
  • Roosevelt County: 62
  • Sandoval County: 740
  • San Juan County: 2,472
  • San Miguel County: 22
  • Santa Fe County: 246
  • Sierra County: 13
  • Socorro County: 60
  • Taos County: 43
  • Torrance County: 43
  • Union County: 8
  • Valencia County: 132

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 2
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 275
  • Otero County Processing Center: 148
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 32

Cases among people being held by the Mexico Department of Corrections

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 6
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 444
  • 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.