DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 66 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
- 21 new cases in Bernalillo County
- 2 new cases in Chaves County
- 3 new cases in Cibola County
- 4 new cases in Curry County
- 5 new cases in Doña Ana County
- 1 new case in Eddy County
- 2 new cases in Lea County
- 1 new case in Los Alamos County
- 6 new cases in McKinley County
- 2 new cases in Otero County
- 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
- 3 new cases in Sandoval County
- 10 new cases in San Juan County
- 2 new cases in Santa Fe County
- 1 new case in Socorro County
- 2 new cases in Valencia County
The Department of Health on Wednesday reported two additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
One recent death:
- A female in her 80s from Otero County. The individual had underlying conditions.
One* death >30 days:
- A male in his 40s from Curry County. The individual had underlying conditions.
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,340.
* COVID-related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.
The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Jun. 30 are:
- 88101 – 4
- 87105 – 3
- 87111 – 3
- 87121 – 3
- 87301 – 3
- 87401 – 3
- 87413 – 3
- 88021 – 3
- 87026 – 2
- 87114 – 2
Daily case counts and test numbers are raw data based on information the state receives today – meaning data that has not yet been scrutinized to identify potential duplicates or late-arriving positives or negatives. By contrast, the Red Yellow Green county-level analysis provides a highly accurate picture for a two-week period of time.
Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 205,542 COVID-19 cases:
- Bernalillo County: 59,118
- Catron County: 97
- Chaves County: 9,073
- Cibola County: 2,909
- Colfax County: 799
- Curry County: 5,332
- De Baca County: 178
- Doña Ana County: 25,108
- Eddy County: 6,955
- Grant County: 1,751
- Guadalupe County: 469
- Harding County: 13
- Hidalgo County: 367
- Lea County: 8,449
- Lincoln County: 1,765
- Los Alamos County: 538
- Luna County: 3,382
- McKinley County: 12,382
- Mora County: 175
- Otero County: 4,072
- Quay County: 537
- Rio Arriba County: 3,794
- Roosevelt County: 2,030
- Sandoval County: 12,250
- San Juan County: 15,730
- San Miguel County: 1,408
- Santa Fe County: 10,614
- Sierra County: 779
- Socorro County: 1,330
- Taos County: 1,721
- Torrance County: 887
- Union County: 260
- Valencia County: 6,920
County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.
The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:
- Cibola County Correctional Center: 449
- Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 447
- Otero County Processing Center: 261
- Torrance County Detention Facility: 202
The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:
- Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 301
- Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 255
- Lea County Correctional Facility: 762
- Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 167
- Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 128
- Otero County Prison Facility: 473
- Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 219
- Roswell Correctional Center: 229
- Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 231
- Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151
- Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 75
As of today, there are 64 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.
As of today, there are 194,553 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.
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 long-term care facilities:
- Aztec Healthcare in Aztec
- Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
- Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
- The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
- Sierra Hills Assisted Living in Truth or Consequences
The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.
Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a mask or face covering when in public and around others.
New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).
The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:
- Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell;
- Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
- Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes;
- Patients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.
New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit State of New Mexico, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers, and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.