Fri. Feb 23rd, 2024

New Mexico COVID-19 cases now at 208, one additional death

SANTA FE (KSMX)- New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 17 additional positive tests for COVID-19 bringing the total number of positive tets to 208.

The Department of Health on Thursday also reported one additional death in New Mexico related to COVID-19. A male in his 80s in Bernalillo County died on Friday, March 27. The individual also had multiple chronic underlying health conditions.

Including the above newly reported cases:

Bernalillo County: 92
Chaves County: 7
Cibola County: 2
Curry County: 1
Doña Ana County: 17
Eddy County: 3
Lea County: 2
McKinley County: 5
Rio Arriba County: 2
Roosevelt County: 1
Sandoval County: 15
San Juan County: 18
San Miguel County: 1
Santa Fe County: 30
​​Socorro County: 2
Taos County: 9
Valencia County: 1

County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

As of today, there are 19 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.

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.

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