SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 262 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
51 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
6 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Colfax County
3 new cases in Curry County
31 new cases in Doña Ana County
19 new cases in Eddy County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
2 new cases in Lea County
5 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Luna County
3 new cases in McKinley County
6 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
8 new cases in Rio Arriba County
3 new cases in Roosevelt County
18 new cases in Sandoval County
44 new cases in San Juan County
3 new cases in San Miguel County
14 new cases in Santa Fe County
9 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
13 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility
15 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jun. 7 are:
88220 – 17
88081 – 16
87401 – 15
87402 – 10
87410 – 10
87031 – 9
87114 – 8
87124 – 7
87413 – 7
87507 – 7
The Department of Health on Monday reported six additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
Four recent deaths:
• A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
• A female >10 in San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
• A male in his 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
* Two deaths >30 days:
• A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque.
• A female in her 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
* COVID-related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,286.
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.
Previously reported numbers included forty-one cases that have been identified as duplicates (thirteen in Bernalillo County, two in Chaves County, three in Cibola County, six in Doña Ana County, three in Grant County, two in McKinley County, eight in San Juan County, one in Torrance County, three in Valencia County); three cases in Santa Fe County that were not lab confirmed; four cases in Santa Fe County have been determined to be out-of-state residents – these have now been corrected. Two cases previously reported in Doña Ana County has been determined to be among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center and is now reported as such. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 203,686 COVID-19 cases:
Bernalillo County: 58,631
Catron County: 96
Chaves County: 9,035
Cibola County: 2,894
Colfax County: 792
Curry County: 5,259
De Baca County: 172
Doña Ana County: 24,940
Eddy County: 6,902
Grant County: 1,735
Guadalupe County: 444
Harding County: 12
Hidalgo County: 364
Lea County: 8,370
Lincoln County: 1,754
Los Alamos County: 532
Luna County: 3,362
McKinley County: 12,350
Mora County: 172
Otero County: 4,032
Quay County: 520
Rio Arriba County: 3,701
Roosevelt County: 2,016
Sandoval County: 12,162
San Juan County: 15,547
San Miguel County: 1,381
Santa Fe County: 10,486
Sierra County: 780
Socorro County: 1,323
Taos County: 1,688
Torrance County: 863
Union County: 258
Valencia County: 6,833
County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.
As of today, there are 81 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 191,065 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 in Eddy County: Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad.
The Department of Health has detected community spread in the state of New Mexico and is investigating cases with no known exposure. The agency reports that given the infectious nature of the virus it is likely other residents are infected but yet to be tested or confirmed positive. To that end, all New Mexicans have been instructed to stay home except for outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and welfare. These additional restrictions have been enacted to aggressively minimize person-to-person contact and ensure spread is mitigated. New Mexicans are strongly urged to limit travel to only what is necessary for health, safety and welfare.
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).