1 new COVID-19 death reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 403 | KOB 4
Advertisement

1 new COVID-19 death reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 403

1 new COVID-19 death reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 403

Joshua Panas
Updated: April 02, 2020 05:59 PM
Created: April 02, 2020 01:07 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state Health Department announced another COVID-19-related death in New Mexico.

The person who died, a female from Bernalillo County, was in her 70s, according to the state. The state reports she was in the hospital and had multiple underlying medical conditions. A total of seven people have died from COVID-19 in New Mexico.

Advertisement

In addition to the death, the state reported 40 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 403.

The latest cases include: 

  • 15 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 3 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Curry County
  • 1 new case in Doña Ana County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 8 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 4 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Taos County

The Health Department reported 34 individuals are hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. KOB 4 was told 19 individuals are on ventilators.

The state reports 31 people have 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


Copyright 2020 - KOB-TV LLC, A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


New Mexico reports 4 new deaths, 221 additional COVID-19 cases

Teen girl killed, 2 others injured at Storrie Lake State Park

Balloon Fiesta Park to host drive-in movies, concerts, sports

NM small businesses to receive $400M in COVID-19 relief loans

New Mexico issues heat alert as triple digits approach