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New Mexico reports 6 new deaths, 155 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 6 new deaths, 155 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Created: August 08, 2020 04:18 PM

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

The latest deaths include: 

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  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of The Rio at Las Estancias facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a patient at Encompass Health Rehabilitation in Albuquerque.
  • A female in her 60s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 681.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 155 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Saturday, New Mexico reported a total of 22,115 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 34 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 16 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 21 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 9 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 11 new cases in Lea County
  • 7 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 6 new cases in Luna County
  • 6 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 1 new case in Roosevelt County
  • 4 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
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 2 new cases in Taos County
  • 2 new cases in Valencia County
  • 7 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center

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

The state reports that 127 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Saturday, there are 9,262 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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