COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths all have been steadily decreasing, according to today's state epidemiology and modeling update. All regions currently have a growth rate less than 0, while the statewide effective rate of transmission has decreased to 0.70 (the state's targeted rate of spread is 1.05 or less).

While daily cases continue to decline, the highest percentage of cases are in the 25-to-34-year-old age group.

In terms of hospitalizations, the 45-to-59 and 60-and-older age groups make up the highest percentages of new hospital admissions each week. Hospital admissions of people who are white or Hispanic continue to increase each week, while Native American patients have been steadily decreasing.

New Mexico health officials today reported 202 new positive test results for COVID-19, bringing the statewide total so far to 22,643. The health department has designated 9,612 of those cases as recovered.

Doña Ana leads the state with new cases today: 50 of them, followed by 36 in Bernalillo County and 33 in Lea County. Santa Fe County has four new cases today.

The state also announced three more deaths from Luna, McKinley and San Juan counties; there have been 693 fatalities.

As of today, 134 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.*

New cases

  • 36 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 13 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 6 new cases in Curry County
  • 50 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 14 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 33 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 10 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Roosevelt County
  • 5 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 17 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 4 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 4 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

New fatalities

  • A female in her 50s from Luna County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 40s from McKinley County
  • A male in his 40s from San Juan 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:

  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
  • The Aristocrat Assisted Living Center in Alamogordo
  • Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes of Farmington in Farmington
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Bonney Family Home in Gallup
  • Brookdale Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo
  • Casa Contenta Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Sunview in Albuquerque
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
  • Clayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clayton
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • El Castillo in Santa Fe
  • Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
  • GoodLife Senior Living in Carlsbad
  • Good Samaritan Society in Las Cruces
  • Heartfelt Manor in Roswell
  • Ladera Center in Albuquerque
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • Life Spire Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
  • McKinley Care Center in Gallup
  • The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • Montebello on Academy in Albuquerque
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care in Rio Rancho
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • New Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences
  • North Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • Retirement Ranches in Clovis
  • Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
  • The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Center in Rio Rancho
  • Saint Anthony Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • 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
  • Sierra Hills Assisted Living in Truth or Consequences
  • Sierra Springs Assisted Living in Los Lunas
  • Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell
  • Taos Living Center in Taos
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces in Las Cruces
  • Wheatfields Senior Living in Clovis
  • White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs
  • The Woodmark at Uptown in Albuquerque

Statewide cases

According to a state news release, previously reported numbers included one case in Lea County that has been identified as a duplicate and two cases in Eddy County that were not lab confirmed, all of which have been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 5,196
  • Catron County: 5
  • Chaves County: 475
  • Cibola County: 371
  • Colfax County: 18
  • Curry County: 564
  • Doña Ana County: 2,517
  • Eddy County: 318
  • Grant County: 71
  • Guadalupe County: 32
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 90
  • Lea County: 830
  • Lincoln County: 130
  • Los Alamos County: 23
  • Luna County: 255
  • McKinley County: 4,067
  • Mora County: 6
  • Otero County: 203
  • Quay County: 34
  • Rio Arriba County: 318
  • Roosevelt County: 167
  • Sandoval County: 1,142
  • San Juan County: 3,064
  • San Miguel County: 45
  • Santa Fe County: 658
  • Sierra County: 32
  • Socorro County: 75
  • Taos County: 109
  • Torrance County: 61
  • Union County: 30
  • Valencia County: 432

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 313
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 280
  • Otero County Processing Center: 159
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 44

Cases among people being held by the Mexico Department of Corrections

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 25
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 4
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 1
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 472
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1
  • Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4

*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.