Over the weekend, New Mexico health officials reported 521 new positive test results for COVID-19: 280 on Saturday and 241 on Sunday. The new latest cases bring the statewide total thus far to 16,971. Health officials have designated 6,764 of those cases as recovered.

Bernalillo County added the highest number of new cases over the weekend—198—and now has the most cases in the state: 3,775, surpassing McKinley County for the first time in the pandemic. Doña Ana County added 76 new cases total. And Lea County—where health officials say travel over the Texas border is contributing to the growth there—added 45 new cases.

Santa Fe County grew by 21 new cases, 11 on Saturday and 10 on Sunday, bringing the county total to 417, of which the health department has designated 174 as recovered.

The state also announced six new deaths over the weekend: four on Saturday and two on Sunday. There have been 571 fatalities.

As of today, 161 people are hospitalized for COVID-19.

SATURDAY

New cases

  • 99 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 8 new cases in Chaves County
  • 11 new cases in Curry County
  • 46 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 5 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 10 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 4 new cases in Luna County
  • 19 new cases in McKinley County
  • 3 new cases in Otero County
  • 2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 2 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 10 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 20 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 11 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 6 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals being held by federal agencies at Otero County Prison Facility
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility
  • 13 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

New fatalities

  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County who had underlying conditions and was a patient at the Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • A male in his 70s from Chaves County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 90s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized, had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces
  • A female in her 80s in Otero County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions

SUNDAY

New cases

  • 99 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 3 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Curry County
  • 30 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 8 new cases in Eddy County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 35 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 11 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Otero County
  • 4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 3 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 14 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 6 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 10 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 5 new cases in Valencia County

New fatalities

  • A male in his 50s from Eddy County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s 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:

  • The Adobe in Las Cruces
  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • The Aristocrat Assisted Living Center in Alamogordo
  • Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes of Farmington in Farmington
  • Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
  • Blue Horizon Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Bonney Family Home in Gallup
  • Brookdale Juan Tabo Place in Albuquerque
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
  • Crane’s Roost Care Home in Aztec
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • Good Samaritan Society in Grants
  • Good Samaritan Society in Las Cruces
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • Montebello on Academy in Albuquerque
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Retirement Ranches, Inc. in Clovis
  • The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Center in Rio Rancho
  • Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Los Alamos
  • Sierra Health Care Center, Inc. in Truth or Consequences
  • Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • Taos Living Center in Taos
  • The Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces in Las Cruces

Statewide cases

The health department issued corrections on Saturday and Sunday regarding statewide totals. On Saturday, a news release said previously reported numbers had included one case in Curry County that was not lab confirmed and did not include one case that was thought to be an out-of-state resident that has since been determined to be a New Mexico resident and added to San Juan County. On Sunday, a news release stated that previously reported numbers included one case in Bernalillo County that has been identified as a duplicate and five cases that have been identified as out-of-state residents: two in Bernalillo County, one in Chaves County, one in Doña Ana County and one in San Juan County.

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

  • Bernalillo County: 3,775
  • Catron County: 4
  • Chaves County: 197
  • Cibola County: 262
  • Colfax County: 11
  • Curry County: 302
  • Doña Ana County: 1,717
  • Eddy County: 181
  • Grant County: 49
  • Guadalupe County: 24
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 78
  • Lea County: 378
  • Lincoln County: 36
  • Los Alamos County: 14
  • Luna County: 145
  • McKinley County: 3,754
  • Mora County: 3
  • Otero County: 102
  • Quay County: 22
  • Rio Arriba County: 199
  • Roosevelt County: 89
  • Sandoval County: 919
  • San Juan County: 2,834
  • San Miguel County: 32
  • Santa Fe County: 417
  • Sierra County: 20
  • Socorro County: 65
  • Taos County: 69
  • Torrance County: 51
  • Union County: 14
  • Valencia County: 252

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 2
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 276
  • Otero County Processing Center: 149
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 43

Cases among people being held by the Mexico Department of Corrections

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 22
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 461
  • 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.