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1 new COVID-19 death reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 363

1 new COVID-19 death reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 363

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: April 01, 2020 05:04 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 07:11 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state Health Department announced Wednesday the sixth death in New Mexico from COVID-19.

The state said the woman who died was in her 90s, and lived in Sandoval County. She was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions, according to the state. 

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In addition to the death, the state announced 48 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in New Mexico to 363.

The latest cases include: 

  • 19 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Catron County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in Curry County
  • 3 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 5 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Taos County

To see the number of positive cases in each county, click here

The Health Department reported 31 individuals are hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19, and 26 people had recovered from the disease. 

The Department of Health reports that there is community spread. To prevent further spread, the governor issued stay-at-home instructions. 

New Mexicans who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or call the NMDOH hotline at 855-600-3453.

For the latest COVID-19 coverage, click here. To find local resources, click here


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