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New Mexico reports 11 new deaths, 663 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 11 new deaths, 663 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: October 28, 2020 04:10 PM
Created: October 28, 2020 04:03 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 11 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Wednesday.

The latest deaths include:

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  • A female in her 50s 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 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 70s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 90s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 991.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 663 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Wednesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 43,826 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 273 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 19 new cases in Chaves County
  • 6 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 13 new cases in Curry County
  • 1 new case in De Baca County
  • 97 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 44 new cases in Eddy County
  • 23 new cases in Lea County
  • 7 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 3 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 17 new cases in Luna County
  • 22 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 10 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 11 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 19 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 9 new cases in San Juan County
  • 4 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 46 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 6 new cases in Socorro County
  • 4 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Union County
  • 19 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility

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

KOB 4 determined there was a 5.6% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Wednesday's report from the state.

The state reports that 313 people are currently being treated for COVID-19 in the hospital. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Wednesday, 78% of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 79% of ICU beds across New Mexico hospitals are occupied. This includes patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and other illnesses.

There are 21,224 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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