Explainer: Why New Mexico is enacting crisis standards of care for hospitals

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico hospitals have gotten the green light, again, to move into critical standards of care, but COVID isn’t the main culprit.

Nearly 1,900 new cases were reported for the state over the past three days, a dozen more New Mexicans were lost to the virus, and 300 patients are hospitalized with COVID as of Monday night.

KOB 4 dedicated our team to answering your questions — because this impacts all New Mexicans.

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