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New Mexico reports 28 new deaths, 6,919 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 28 new deaths, 6,919 additional COVID-19 cases

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: January 12, 2022 05:58 PM
Created: January 12, 2022 02:20 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Wednesday, the New Mexico Department of Health reported 28 additional COVID-19-related deaths.

The latest deaths include:

18 recent deaths:

  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Sandia View Bosque Trails Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A third female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 80s from Chaves County.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 30s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.

10 deaths > 30 days:

  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 30s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 6,073.

The NMDOH reported 6,919 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. Officials said a technical issue artificially lowered Tuesday's daily case count – approximately 1,000 cases were received after the tech disruption. In addition to that, 2,540 new COVID-19 cases were reported by one laboratory, and that included cases that were recently tested over the past 12 days. Those new cases were all included in Wednesday's report.

As of Wednesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 388,215 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 2,005 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 7 new cases in Catron County
  • 844 new cases in Chaves County
  • 78 new cases in Cibola County
  • 44 new cases in Colfax County
  • 131 new cases in Curry County
  • 12 new cases in De Baca County
  • 1012 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 90 new cases in Eddy County
  • 67 new cases in Grant County
  • 19 new cases in Guadalupe County
  • 1 new case in Harding County
  • 12 new cases in Hidalgo County
  • 265 new cases in Lea County
  • 53 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 41 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 36 new cases in Luna County
  • 255 new cases in McKinley County
  • 10 new cases in Mora County
  • 101 new cases in Otero County
  • 30 new cases in Quay County
  • 126 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 49 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 427 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 374 new cases in San Juan County
  • 78 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 488 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 3 new cases in Sierra County
  • 25 new cases in Socorro County
  • 42 new cases in Taos County
  • 46 new cases in Torrance County
  • 15 new cases in Union County
  • 125 new cases in Valencia County
  • 4 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

To see the number of positive cases in each county or by zip code, click here.

As of Wednesday, there are 569 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19.

There are 321,089 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the NMDOH.


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