New Mexico health officials today reported 663 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total so far to 43,826.

Bernalillo County led today's cases with 273 new ones, followed by Doña Ana County with 97. Santa Fe County had the third highest number of new cases with 46.

The most recent epidemiology report on the state's cases breaks down the average daily case rate per 100,000 for each county, as indicated below.

The state also announced 11 additional deaths from Bernalillo, Curry, Doña Ana, Eddy, Roosevelt and Taos counties; there have now been 991 fatalities.

As of today, 313 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.* An Oct. 26 health department report on hospitalizations counts 257 hospitalizations in the week prior. Of the total 3,950 people who had been hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout the pandemic, 684 of them, or 17.3%, died. The chart below shows those cumulative hospital admissions by county per 100,000 population.

Tomorrow at 1:30 pm, New Mexico Human Services Department Secretary David Scrase, Presbyterian Health Chief Medical Officer Jason Mitchell and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center Chief Medical Officer David Gonzales will provide a COVID-19 modeling webinar update in a news conference, which will stream live on the New Mexico Human Services Department's Facebook page.

New cases

  • 273 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 19 new cases in Chaves County
  • 6 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 13 new cases in Curry County
  • 1 new case in De Baca County
  • 97 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 44 new cases in Eddy County
  • 23 new cases in Lea County
  • 7 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 3 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 17 new cases in Luna County
  • 22 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 10 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 11 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 19 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 9 new cases in San Juan County
  • 4 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 46 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 6 new cases in Socorro County
  • 4 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Union County
  • 19 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility

New fatalities

  • A female in her 50s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • A male in his 70s from Curry County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 80s from Curry County who was hospitalized
  • A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized
  • A female in her 90s from Eddy County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 80s from Roosevelt County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 60s from Taos 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
  • Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation
  • Atria Vista Del Rio in Albuquerque
  • Avamere at Fiesta Park 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 Santa Fe
  • Brookdale Valencia Albuquerque
  • Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Curces
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • Colfax Long Term Care Center in Colfax
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hobbs
  • El Castillo in Santa Fe
  • Fairwinds Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • 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 Grants
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Ladera Center in Albuquerque
  • Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • La Vida Llena Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Lotus Care Homes Galaxia in Albuquerque
  • Life Care Center in Farmington
  • LifeSpire Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • Kingston Residence of Santa Fe
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care in Rio Rancho
  • The Montebello on Academy in Albuquerque
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences
  • North Ridge Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque
  • Palmilla Senior Living in Albuquerque
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
  • 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
  • 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
  • St. Anthony Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell
  • Uptown Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
  • Village Retirement Community in Roswell
  • Vista Hermosa in Santa Fe
  • Welbrook Senior Living Las Cruces
  • Westwind House Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Wheatfields Senior Living Community in Clovis
  • White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs

Statewide cases

According to a state news release, previously reported numbers included three cases (one in Bernalillo County, one in Lea County and one in Valencia County) that have been identified as duplicates and three cases in Bernalillo County that were not lab confirmed; these have now been corrected. County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

  • Bernalillo County: 10,857
  • Catron County: 10
  • Chaves County: 2,035
  • Cibola County: 571
  • Colfax County: 45
  • Curry County: 1,568
  • De Baca County: 2
  • Doña Ana County: 6,078
  • Eddy County: 1,481
  • Grant County: 187
  • Guadalupe County: 42
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 117
  • Lea County: 2,110
  • Lincoln County: 380
  • Los Alamos County: 47
  • Luna County: 976
  • McKinley County: 4,649
  • Mora County: 14
  • Otero County: 513
  • Quay County: 102
  • Rio Arriba County: 501
  • Roosevelt County: 463
  • Sandoval County: 2,000
  • San Juan County: 3,788
  • San Miguel County: 175
  • Santa Fe County: 1,740
  • Sierra County: 110
  • Socorro County: 237
  • Taos County: 228
  • Torrance County: 99
  • Union County: 40
  • Valencia County: 953

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 348
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 390
  • Otero County Processing Center: 187
  • 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: 90
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 110
  • 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: 55
  • 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.