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New Mexico reports 4 new deaths, 213 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 4 new deaths, 213 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Created: August 22, 2020 04:18 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported four additional COVID-19-related deaths on Saturday.

The latest deaths include: 

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  • A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from Guadalupe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Hidalgo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 743.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 213 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Saturday, New Mexico reported a total of 24,302 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 86 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 22 new cases in Chaves County
  • 13 new cases in Curry County
  • 14 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 7 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 13 new cases in Lea County
  • 2 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Otero County
  • 2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 5 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 7 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 10 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 11 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 9 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

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

The state reports that 68 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Saturday, there are 11,458 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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