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Update on New Mexico COVID-19 cases

Mar 14, 2020 | Press Releases

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced additional presumptive positive tests for COVID-19.

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

  • A Sandoval County woman in her 60s
  • A Sandoval County man in her 60s
  • A Bernalillo County woman in her 50s

Including the above additional cases, New Mexico has now had the following number of presumptive positive tests for COVID-19:

  • Bernalillo County: 6
  • Sandoval County: 2
  • ​Santa Fe County: 3
  • Socorro County: 2

The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into each of the presumptive positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.

The governor and Department of Health are urging New Mexicans to:

  • Remain home from work or school if you are sick
  • ​​Avoid all non-essential travel to affected out-of-state areas; and exercise extreme caution with all out-of-state travel
  • Remain home (“self-isolate”) if you are sick and call the Department of Health at 1-855-600-3453 if you are exhibiting any of the symptoms of COVID-19
    • Those symptoms include fever, cough or trouble breathing
  • And continue taking precautionary steps to protect your health and the health of others, such as:
    • Washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • Clean “high-touch” surfaces daily with regular household cleaners
    • ​​Avoid sharing personal household items
    • Additional advisories, guidance and orders will follow as conditions warrant.

The state Department of Health is updating its dedicated COVID-19 webpage, viewable here:

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
Toll free: (833) 520-0020

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