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Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 9,723; four additional deaths

Jun 14, 2020 | Press Releases

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a recurring delay that affects Sunday reporting totals, reporting results from some private labs to the state Department of Health are delayed Sunday, June 14. As a result, the following data reflects only a partial total. The delay is not on the part of the state Department of Health. The delayed results will be included in the state’s reporting Monday, June 15, or as soon as they are received and lab-confirmed.​ NMDOH continues to actively investigate cases that are reported to the state throughout the day.

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 104 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 12 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 3 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 4 new cases in Curry County
  • 13 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Lea County
  • 1 new case in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 16 new cases in McKinley County
  • 14 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 15 new cases in San Juan County
  • 2 new cases in Valencia County
  • 5 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Torrance County Detention Facility
  • 14 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health on Sunday also reported four additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:

  • A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Camino Healthcare facility in Albuquerque.
  • A female in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 435.

Previously reported numbers included one case in McKinley County that has been identified as a duplicate and one case in Otero County that was not lab confirmed – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 9,723 positive tests for COVID-19:

Bernalillo County: 1,693
Catron County: 2
Chaves County: 59
Cibola County: 184
Colfax County: 7
Curry County: 81
Doña Ana County: 658
Eddy County: 47
Grant County: 16
Guadalupe County: 20
Harding County: 1
Hidalgo County: 3
Lea County: 42
Lincoln County: 6
Los Alamos County: 7
Luna County: 27
McKinley County: 2,912
Otero County: 29
Quay County: 4
Rio Arriba County: 60
Roosevelt County: 53
Sandoval County: 630
San Juan County: 2,098
San Miguel County: 16
Santa Fe County: 170
Sierra County: 4
Socorro County: 55
Taos County: 32
Torrance County: 34
Union County: 5
Valencia County: 89

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: 2
  • Luna County Detention Center: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 275
  • Otero County Processing Center: 108
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 24

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: 1
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 266
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1

As of today, there are 162 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 4,114 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 and acute care facilities:

Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Artesia
Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
Aztec Health Care in Aztec
Bear Canyon Nursing and Rehab Center in Albuquerque
Beehive Homes in Farmington
Belen Meadows in Belen
Bonney Family Home in Gallup
Brookdale Tramway Ridge in Albuquerque
Brookdale Santa Fe in Santa Fe
Camino Healthcare in Albuquerque
Camino Retirement Apartments in Albuquerque
Casa De Oro Center in Las Cruces
Casa Del Sol Center in Las Cruces
Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
Central Desert Behavioral Health in Albuquerque
Clayton Nursing and Rehab in Clayton
Dungarvin New Mexico, LLC in Gallup
Genesis Uptown Rehabilitation Center
Good Samaritan Society in Grants
Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales
The Jim Wood Home in Hatch
Laguna Rainbow Elderly Care in Casa Blanca
La Vida Llena in Albuquerque
Legacy Santa Fe in Santa Fe
Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
McKinley Care Center in Gallup
Mission Arch Center in Roswell
MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe in Santa Fe
Pacifica Senior Living Center Santa Fe in Santa Fe
Prime Care Assisted Living in Albuquerque
Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
Retirement Ranches, Inc. in Clovis
Robin House Assisted Living Center in Albuquerque
San Juan Center in Farmington
South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque
Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
Sundance Care Home in Gallup
Tohatchi Area Opportunity Services (TAOS) in Tohatchi
The Village at Alameda in Albuquerque
The Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
Wellbrook Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Farmington

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.

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, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).

Thanks to increased statewide testing capacity, the following people may now be considered for COVID-19 testing:

  • Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
  • Asymptomatic residents in nursing homes;
  • Asymptomatic people in congregate settings such as homeless shelters, group homes, detention centers;
  • Asymptomatic people who are currently working;
  • Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell.

New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, 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.

Contact

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

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

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

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