Updated: March 30, 2020 04:17 PM
Created: March 30, 2020 06:11 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state health department announced Monday two more people died from COVID-19.
The state reports the people who died were females in their 90s and 70s in Bernalillo County. Both had underlying medical conditions, according to the Health Department.
In addition to the two deaths, the state announced 44 additional positive cases for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in New Mexico to 281.
The latest confirmed cases include:
To see the number of positive cases in each county, click here.
The state says 24 people are hospitalized, and 26 people have recovered from COVID-19.
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.
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