New Mexico Reports 81 New Cases

Santa Fe County had 11 new cases today—the third highest in the state

New Mexico health officials today reported 81 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total thus far to 26,842 cases. The health department has designated 14,470—approximately 54%—of those cases as recovered.

Bernalillo County led with new cases: 22 of them, followed by Luna County with 15 cases and Santa Fe County with 11. The New Mexico Corrections Department also reported 11 new cases among inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility.

New Mexico's daily case count on a seven-day rolling average—one of the state's gating criteria—has fallen to 89, well below the threshold set of 168 cases daily. The state also continues to meet seven of its eight criteria, but is falling slightly below its 5,000 tests-per-day goal with 4,473 tests a day—also on a seven-day rolling average.

No additional deaths were reported today; there have been 823 total fatalities.

As of today, 60 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.*

New cases

  • 22 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 9 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 5 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 3 new cases in Lea County
  • 15 new cases in Luna County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 11 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 11 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

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:

  • Adobe Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Aristocrat Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Avamere at Roswell in Roswell
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield
  • Brookdale Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
  • Good Life Senior Living in Lovington
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Good Samaritan Society Socorro
  • Harmony Residential Care in Rio Rancho
  • Heartfelt Manor in Roswell
  • Heritage Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • LifeSpire Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
  • Mescalero Care Center in Mescalero
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • New Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences
  • Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe
  • Palmilla Senior Living in Albuquerque
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • The Rehab Center of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Retirement Ranches in Clovis
  • The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • San Juan Center in Farmington
  • Silver City Care Center in Silver City
  • Sunny Day Assisted Living in Gallup
  • Sunset Villa Nursing Home in Roswell
  • Village Retirement Community in Roswell
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces
  • Wheatfields Senior Living in Clovis

Statewide cases

According to a state news release, one case previously reported as a New Mexico Corrections Department inmate at the Otero County Prison Facility has since been determined to be a case in Otero County and has been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 6,077
  • Catron County: 11
  • Chaves County: 956
  • Cibola County: 403
  • Colfax County: 24
  • Curry County: 724
  • De Baca County: 2
  • Doña Ana County: 3,031
  • Eddy County: 625
  • Grant County: 99
  • Guadalupe County: 32
  • Harding County: 2
  • Hidalgo County: 98
  • Lea County: 1,264
  • Lincoln County: 177
  • Los Alamos County: 29
  • Luna County: 372
  • McKinley County: 4,266
  • Mora County: 7
  • Otero County: 240
  • Quay County: 69
  • Rio Arriba County: 374
  • Roosevelt County: 230
  • Sandoval County: 1,292
  • San Juan County: 3,233
  • San Miguel County: 91
  • Santa Fe County: 909
  • Sierra County: 39
  • Socorro County: 78
  • Taos County: 124
  • Torrance County: 64
  • Union County: 31
  • Valencia County: 532

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 324
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 281
  • Otero County Processing Center: 163
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 44

Cases among people being held by the New Mexico Department of Corrections

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 31
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 15
  • 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.

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