New Mexico reports 29 new deaths, 3,039 additional COVID-19 cases over four-day period | KOB 4

New Mexico reports 29 new deaths, 3,039 additional COVID-19 cases over four-day period

KOB Web Staff
Updated: January 03, 2022 03:17 PM
Created: December 27, 2021 03:11 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 29 additional COVID-19-related deaths in a report that combines the data from Friday through Monday. 

The latest deaths include:

Seventeen recent deaths:

  • A male in his 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A second female in her 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 50s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 50s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 80s from Valencia County. The individual had underlying conditions.

Twelve deaths > 30 days:

  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 60s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 70s from Rio Arriba County.
  • A second male in his 70s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A second male in his 70s from Valencia County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Avamere at Fiesta Park facility in Albuquerque.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 5,774.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 3,309 additional COVID-19 cases over the four-day period. New Mexico has reported a total of 345,663 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 960 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 2 new cases in Catron County
  • 170 new cases in Chaves County
  • 35 new cases in Cibola County
  • 8 new cases in Colfax County
  • 246 new cases in Curry County
  • 1 new case in De Baca County
  • 277 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 69 new cases in Eddy County
  • 48 new cases in Grant County
  • 4 new cases in Guadalupe County
  • 12 new cases in Hidalgo County
  • 58 new cases in Lea County
  • 25 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 8 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 24 new cases in Luna County
  • 59 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Mora County
  • 121 new cases in Otero County
  • 15 new cases in Quay County
  • 58 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 21 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 221 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 98 new cases in San Juan County
  • 29 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 248 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 9 new cases in Sierra County
  • 22 new cases in Socorro County
  • 34 new cases in Taos County
  • 20 new cases in Torrance County
  • 14 new cases in Union County
  • 113 new cases in Valencia County
  • 3 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
  • 3 new cases 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.

The state reports that 456 individuals are currently being hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. 

As of Monday, there are 300,819 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the NMDOH.


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