New Mexico health officials today reported 119 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 27,041.

Lea County led with 16 new cases, followed by Roosevelt County with 15 and Bernalillo and Eddy counties, each with 14. Santa Fe County had 10 new cases.

The state also announced two additional deaths from Doña Ana and Lea counties; there have now been 832 fatalities.

As of today, 59 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.*

The Public Education Department today also announced three new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hours. According to a news release, these cases are being reported after rapid responses and verification with the schools and school districts. Following reported cases, affected classrooms and school facilities are required to be thoroughly disinfected, and any staff or students who came into close contact—within 6 feet for three minutes or more—with a newly diagnosed individual must quarantine for 14 days.

Staff who were close contacts must get tested for COVID-19 and provide the school with test results prior to returning to in-person duties. In each case, all staff, parents, guardians and students in impacted schools have been notified. Those cases are:

• One teacher at a public school in Bernalillo County who was last in the school building on Aug. 25.
• One student at a public school in McKinley County who was last in the school building on Sept. 9.
• One staff secretary at a public school district office in Roosevelt County who was last in the office building on Sept. 9.

New cases

  • 14 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 10 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in Curry County
  • 9 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 14 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 16 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in McKinley County
  • 3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 15 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 3 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 10 new cases in San Juan County
  • 10 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 4 new cases in Socorro County
  • 3 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Center in Valencia County

New fatalities

  • A man in his 60s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized
  • A woman in her 60s from Lea 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:

  • Adobe Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Aristocrat Assisted Living in Las Cruces
  • Avamere at Rio Rancho
  • Avamere at Roswell
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Brookdale Santa Fe
  • Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
  • Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
  • Good Life Senior Living in Lovington
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Good Samaritan Society Socorro
  • 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
  • Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe
  • 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
  • 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, previously reported numbers included one case in Cibola County that has been identified as an out-of-state resident and has now been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 6,107
  • Catron County: 11
  • Chaves County: 975
  • Cibola County: 404
  • Colfax County: 25
  • Curry County: 729
  • De Baca County: 1
  • Doña Ana County: 3,047
  • Eddy County: 645
  • Grant County: 99
  • Guadalupe County: 33
  • Harding County: 2
  • Hidalgo County: 98
  • Lea County: 1,284
  • Lincoln County: 178
  • Los Alamos County: 29
  • Luna County: 377
  • McKinley County: 4,280
  • Mora County: 7
  • Otero County: 241
  • Quay County: 69
  • Rio Arriba County: 378
  • Roosevelt County: 246
  • Sandoval County: 1,300
  • San Juan County: 3,243
  • San Miguel County: 91
  • Santa Fe County: 923
  • Sierra County: 39
  • Socorro County: 82
  • Taos County: 128
  • Torrance County: 64
  • Union County: 31
  • Valencia County: 533

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: 32
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 19
  • 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.