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New Mexico reports 8 new deaths, 146 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 8 new deaths, 146 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Created: August 15, 2020 04:19 PM

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

The latest deaths include: 

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  • A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Grants.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 30s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Rio Arriba County. The individual had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 701.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 146 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Saturday, New Mexico reported a total of 23,302 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 19 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 9 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 17 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 12 new cases in Eddy County
  • 14 new cases in Lea County
  • 1 new case in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Luna County
  • 17 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Otero County
  • 3 new cases in Quay County
  • 4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 5 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 6 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 9 new cases in San Juan County
  • 2 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 5 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 6 new cases in Valencia County

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

KOB 4 determined there was a 2.3% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Saturday's report from the state.

The state reports that 113 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 10,391 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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