New Mexico health officials today reported 266 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total so far to 193,247. The health department has designated 174,641 of them as recovered.

Bernalillo County had 94 new cases, followed by Doña Ana County with 42 and San Juan County with 26. Santa Fe County had nine new cases.

The state also announced 11 additional deaths; there have now been 3,974 fatalities.

As of today, 87 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.*

The state's vaccine dashboard indicates that as of today 50.4% of New Mexicans 16 years and older have received at least one shot and 32.7% are fully vaccinated.

The City of Santa Fe has announced its Office of Emergency Management is coordinating a series of large-scale drive-through vaccination events at the Midtown Campus in partnership with Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center starting tomorrow, April 9, with a goal of administering 2,000 to 2,500 vaccinations at each event. Twelve events are scheduled in the next seven weeks. An invitation and event code from the health department will be required for participation.

New cases

  • 94 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 2 new cases in Chaves County
  • 8 new cases in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in De Baca County
  • 42 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 13 new cases in Eddy County
  • 5 new cases in Grant County
  • 3 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 2 new cases in Luna County
  • 2 new cases in McKinley County
  • 11 new cases in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 1 new case in Roosevelt County
  • 13 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 26 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 9 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 4 new cases in Sierra County
  • 3 new cases in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 16 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

New fatalities

  • A male in his 70s from Chaves County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County who was  hospitalized
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized
  • A second male in his 60s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized
  • A female in her 60s from Eddy County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 60s from Lea County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions
  • A female in her 60s from Lincoln County who was hospitalized
  • A female in her 50s from McKinley County who was hospitalized
  • A male in his 80s from Otero County who had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 80s from San Juan County who had underlying conditions
  • A male in his 70s from Sierra County who  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:

  • Advanced Health Care in Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
  • Avamere at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • Genesis Healthcare Uptown in Albuquerque
  • Good Samaritan Society – Betty Dare in Alamogordo
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • La Vida Llena Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • The Montecito in Santa Fe
  • New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences
  • Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Retirement Ranches in Clovis
  • Santa Fe Care Center in Santa Fe
  • Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • Vecino Sanos Assisted Living in Santa Rosa

Statewide cases

According to a health department news release, previously reported numbers included six cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Cibola County, five in Lea County) and two cases in Sierra 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: 55,296
  • Catron County: 85
  • Chaves County: 8,765
  • Cibola County: 2,837
  • Colfax County: 727
  • Curry County: 5,050
  • De Baca County: 136
  • Doña Ana County: 24,098
  • Eddy County: 6,703
  • Grant County: 1,650
  • Guadalupe County: 376
  • Harding County: 9
  • Hidalgo County: 355
  • Lea County: 8,239
  • Lincoln County: 1,600
  • Los Alamos County: 505
  • Luna County: 3,253
  • McKinley County: 12,155
  • Mora County: 169
  • Otero County: 3,689
  • Quay County: 427
  • Rio Arriba County: 3,496
  • Roosevelt County: 1,875
  • Sandoval County: 11,515
  • San Juan County: 13,882
  • San Miguel County: 1,323
  • Santa Fe County: 9,918
  • Sierra County: 716
  • Socorro County: 1,250
  • Taos County: 1,624
  • Torrance County: 686
  • Union County: 246
  • Valencia County: 6,485

Cases among people being held by federal agencies

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 446
  • Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 444
  • Otero County Processing Center: 198
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 47

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

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 292
  • Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 251
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 761
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 167
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 126
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 472
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 217
  • Roswell Correctional Center: 230
  • Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 230
  • Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151
  • Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 75