New Mexico health officials today reported 518 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total so far to 37,302. The health department has designated 20,001 of those as recovered.

Bernalillo and Doña Ana counties continue to drive the state's surge of cases with 123 and 102 new ones, respectively.  Chaves and Lea counties had the third highest number of new cases: 30 each. The state also reported 28 new cases among inmates, 24 of whom are in state custody at Lea County Correctional Facility.

Santa Fe County had 11 new cases today, bringing the total number of cases so far to 1,379; the health department has designated 757 of those as recovered.

The Public Education Department today reported 48 new cases at public schools in 13 counties, including one case at a school in Santa Fe County. Of the 48 cases, 38 were staff members and 10 were students.

The state also announced one additional death from Bernalillo County; there have now been 935 fatalities.

As of today, 183 people are hospitalized with COVID-19—12 more than yesterday and 56 more people than one week ago today.*

New cases

  • 123 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 30 new cases in Chaves County
  • 3 new cases in Cibola County
  • 20 new cases in Curry County
  • 102 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 20 new cases in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in Grant County
  • 30 new cases in Lea County
  • 11 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 20 new cases in Luna County
  • 10 new cases in McKinley County
  • 16 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 11 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 9 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 11 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 16 new cases in San Juan County
  • 4 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 11 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 13 new cases in Socorro County
  • 6 new cases in Taos County
  • 19 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
  • 2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
  • 24 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

New fatalities

  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo 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
  • Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation
  • Atria Vista Del Rio in Albuquerque
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes Volcano Cliffs in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Brookdale Valencia Albuquerque
  • Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
  • Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • Colfax Long Term Care Center in Springer
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hobbs
  • El Castillo in Santa Fe
  • Good Life Senior Living in Artesia
  • Good Life Senior Living in Carlsbad
  • Good Life Senior Living in Lovington
  • Good Samaritan Manzano Del Sol Independent Senior Living in Albuquerque
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Laguna Rainbow Care in Casa Blanca
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • Life Care Center in Farmington
  • LifeSpire Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • Lotus Care Homes in Albuquerque
  • Kingston Residence of Santa Fe
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care in Rio Rancho
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences
  • Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Ramah Adult Care in Ramah
  • The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque
  • Retirement Ranches in Clovis
  • Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
  • The Rio Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Center
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • Sandia Senior Suites in Albuquerque
  • San Juan Center in Albuquerque
  • Silver City Care Center in Silver City
  • Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation in Los Alamos
  • South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Tercer Cielo in Albuquerque
  • Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
  • Village Retirement Community in Roswell
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces
  • Westwind House Assisted Living in Albuquerque

Statewide cases

According to a state news release, previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Chaves County and one in Curry County) and two cases that have been identified as out-of-state residents (one in Lea County and one in McKinley County); these have now been correctedCounty totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 9,066
  • Catron County: 9
  • Chaves County: 1,766
  • Cibola County: 498
  • Colfax County: 41
  • Curry County: 1,293
  • De Baca County: 1
  • Doña Ana County: 4,765
  • Eddy County: 1,193
  • Grant County: 168
  • Guadalupe County: 37
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 111
  • Lea County: 1,837
  • Lincoln County: 307
  • Los Alamos County: 38
  • Luna County: 631
  • McKinley County: 4,476
  • Mora County: 14
  • Otero County: 366
  • Quay County: 87
  • Rio Arriba County: 454
  • Roosevelt County: 389
  • Sandoval County: 1,730
  • San Juan County: 3,599
  • San Miguel County: 147
  • Santa Fe County: 1,379
  • Sierra County: 75
  • Socorro County: 183
  • Taos County: 174
  • Torrance County: 93
  • Union County: 38
  • Valencia County: 773

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 331
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 337
  • Otero County Processing Center: 181
  • 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: 40
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 102
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 5
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 472
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1
  • Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 45
  • 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.