Wed. Apr 24th, 2024

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Two more cases of COVID-19 in Curry County

SANTA FE (KSMX)- New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 29 additional positive tests for COVID-19 including 2 new cases in Curry County.

Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 9 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Curry County
  • 1 new case in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in San Juan County
  • 3 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 4 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Valencia County

The number of deaths in the state related to COVID-19 remains at two.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 237 positive tests for COVID-19:

Bernalillo County: 101
Chaves County: 8
Cibola County: 2
Curry County: 3
Doña Ana County: 17
Eddy County: 4
Lea County: 2
McKinley County: 9
Rio Arriba County: 2
Roosevelt County: 1
Sandoval County: 18
San Juan County: 22
San Miguel County: 1
Santa Fe County: 34
​​Socorro County: 2
Taos County: 9
Valencia County: 2

As of today, there are 22 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.

There are also 26 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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. Because of patient confidentially restrictions exposure locations will not be released.

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